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Synonyms for whimsy

an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

Synonyms for whimsy

an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

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the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment

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For example, Iroquois women who produced and sold embroidered whimseys at Niagara Falls in 1904 were referred to as "squaw traders" and described as nut-brown maids and mothers accompanied by a papoose in a cradleboard leaning against a tree.
But Cummings Nelson, a 26-year veteran certified by the International Society of Appraisers, needed only a few seconds to solve the mystery: "These are decorative whimseys," she declared, probably created by high-society women between 1830 and 1850.
It was little more than a collage of sound bites, whimseys, insights and a few sound effects, but it showed what a man, a mic, a mixing desk and - that most Geldofian of things - a lot of elemental talent - is capable of.