Simple Definition of whimsy
: a playful or amusing quality : a sense of humor or playfulness
Examples of whimsy in a sentence
The designer's new line showed a touch of whimsy.
a bit of decorative whimsy
Variants of whimsy
whimseyplay \ˈhwim-zē, ˈwim-\
Origin and Etymology of whimsy
irregular from whim-wham
First Known Use: 1605
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