From Quixote + -ry.
quixotry (countable and uncountable, plural quixotries)
- A wild, visionary idea, an eccentric notion or act; a quixotism.
- 1974, Lawrence Durrell, Monsieur, Faber & Faber 1992, p. 158:
- She knew that her brother was capable of any quixotry, any excess.
- 1930, W. Somerset Maugham, Cakes and Ale, Penguin Books 1993, p. 20:
- His quixotry might exasperate, but could not affront, them.