Examples of whimsy in a Sentence
The designer's new line showed a touch of whimsy.
a bit of decorative whimsy
Recent Examples of whimsy from the Web
Such mixtures of wit and whimsy have always played key roles in the band’s career.
Her rooms demonstrated a cunning wit and a winning whimsy.
Now two new art projects aim to bring some more flare and whimsy to Sacramento's everyday landscape.
There are diagrams and occasional flourishes of whimsy that reveal Huggins’s roots in the Ohio River Valley and his identity as a true basketball nerd.
By midweek this nearly-50 ton act of corporate whimsy was roped off, riven by cracks thanks to the sub-freezing temperatures.
The dioramas on view unite the folksy whimsy of arts and crafts with a dark sense of humor.
Owners Jeremy Mandrell, Anne Ng and Charlie Biedenharn have built a restaurant that shows off technical mastery, whimsy and just plain good taste in its display case of classic and contemporary pastries every day.
The creations of SkyKnit are fully cyborg artifacts, mixing human whimsy and intelligence with machine processing and ignorance.
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Origin and Etymology of whimsy
First Known Use: 1605See Words from the same year
bee in one's bonnet;
WHIMSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of whimsy for English Language Learners
: a playful or amusing quality : a sense of humor or playfulness
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