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Synonyms for whimsey

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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La dedica di Gildon viene firmata con il nome fittizio di Sir Roger De Whimsey, un chiaro calco del piu noto Roger de Coverly, il personaggio al centro dell'immaginario circolo dei collaboratori del giornale letterario Spectator, di cui Gildon fu membro assiduo.
Purple Motes: A Journal of Whimsey and Hope; purplemotes.
Red-etched glasses from Mikasa's Cheers collection add color to the floor, while Lolita hand-painted stemware provides whimsey.
Now to innocent eyes this was no doubt a bit of good-natured whimsey, a canny wheeze for keeping the younger fans amused.
For example the Whimsey School is worth around pounds 25.
Whimsey meets comfy on Straight Line Designs' Canned Seat.
In these encounters, whether engaged in serious nature study or flights of whimsey, I have been reminded of the importance of conservation.
Shaun Bridgmohan guided the filly to a Illegal 'X-value' for character STYLs voided here -length win over Bit of Whimsey with Sharp Susan third.
Sayers and the Whimsical Vision:' As Her Whimsey Took Her: Critical Essays on the Work of Dorothy L.
Mickey Depre's Garden Whimsey Applique (1574329065, $21.
And grandpa Leslie is a portrait artist and illustrator of the popular children's book Ollie the Whimsey Collie.
A part of the "Signature Artist Series" from the Landauer Corporation, Warren Kimble American Folk Artist showcases the artistic wit and whimsey of one of American's foremost living folk artists and is nicely organized into four section: "Warren Kimble: Introduction" providing a biographical overview of his life and accomplishments with a text enhanced by personal photographs, "Art" covering his projects depicting animals, fruits, florals, landscapes, seascapes, and Red, White & Blue patriotic themes, "Antiques & Collectibles", and "Folk Crafts & Inspirations".
IAN ANDERSON, flute-wielding minstrel with those legends of rock and English pastoral whimsey Jethro Tull, is in Freiburg, Germany, and has been reading emails from America in the aftermath of the London bombings horror' It's all very nice that they're so concerned about you but, because you're English, they assume that you must live in London and that you know the Queen and to say hello to cousin Billy from Idaho when you bump into him because he's over there on a visit.
Later in the scene, Hazard and Friendly attack Bacon's camp in order to liberate their captured women, during which the following stage directions are provided: "Dullman, Timerous, Whimsey, and Whiff, prickt on by their Party to fight, so that they lay about them like Madmen" (5.