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- A quaint and fanciful idea. A whim. Playfully odd behaviour.
- The whimsies of poets and painters. — Ray.
- Men's folly, whimsies, and inconstancy. — Swift.
- Mistaking the whimseys of a feverish brain for the calm revelation of truth. — Bancroft.
2012 May 27, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “New Kid On The Block” (season 4, episode 8; originally aired 11/12/1992)”, The Onion AV Club:
- It’s a lovely sequence cut too short because the show seems afraid to give itself over to romance and whimsy and wistfulness when it has wedgie jokes to deliver.
- An impulsive, illogical or capricious character.
- (mining) A whim.