English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'whimsical'

(adjective) 
Definition
unusual, playful, and fanciful
He had an offbeat, whimsical sense of humour.
Synonyms
fanciful
fanciful ideas about Martian life
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odd
She'd always been odd, but not to this extent.
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funny
There's something funny about that pair.
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unusual
rare and unusual plants
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fantastic
outlandish and fantastic images
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curious
A lot of curious things have happened here in the past few weeks.
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weird
I don't like that guy – he's really weird.
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peculiar
She has a very peculiar sense of humour.
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eccentric
an eccentric character who wears a beret and sunglasses
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queer (archaic)
If you ask me, there's something queer going on.
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flaky (slang, mainly US)
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singular
He was without doubt a singular character.
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quaint
When visiting restaurants, be prepared for some quaint customs.
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capricious (formal)
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droll (old-fashioned)
The band have a droll sense of humour.
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freakish
a freakish, extraordinary incident
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fantastical
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chimerical (poetic)
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waggish (old-fashioned)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of chimerical
Definition
wildly fanciful or imaginary
in the sense of curious
Definition
unusual or peculiar
A lot of curious things have happened here in the past few weeks.
in the sense of droll
Definition
quaintly amusing
The band have a droll sense of humour.

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