Synonyms of whimsical in English:


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See UK English definition of whimsical

See Spanish definition of caprichoso


1‘a whimsical sense of humour’

fanciful, playful, mischievous, waggish, quaint, fantastic, unusual, curious, droll
eccentric, quirky, offbeat, idiosyncratic, unconventional, outlandish, peculiar, queer, bizarre, weird, odd, freakish
informal freaky
British informal dotty

2‘the whimsical arbitrariness of autocracy’

volatile, capricious, temperamental, impulsive, excitable, fickle, changeable, unpredictable, variable, erratic, quicksilver, mercurial, mutable, inconstant, inconsistent, unstable, unsteady, fluctuating, ever-changing, protean, kaleidoscopic, fluid, wavering, vacillating, wayward
technical labile