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    whimsy

    whimsy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word whimsy

    Definition
    (noun) an odd or fanciful or capricious idea
    Synonyms : notion , whim , whimsey
    Example Sentence
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories
    • he had a whimsy about flying to the moon
    • whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it
    Definition
    (noun) the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
    Example Sentence
    • I despair at the flightiness and whimsicality of my memory
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whimsy

whimsy...WHISKY..so after taking 4 - 5 pegs of whisky..you tend to BEHAVE in an amusingly strange manner.

If you take out 'sy' from whimsy and add 'p' in its place, you get the word whimp. Whimp and weep sound the same and they both mean, to cry.

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