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Origin and Meaning of Whimsey

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. A whim; a freak; a capricious notion, a fanciful or odd conceit."The whimsiesof 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.]
  2. [Mining] A whim.

Etymology: See Whim

verb Whim"sey
To fill with whimseys, or whims; to make fantastic; to craze.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment
  2. An odd or fanciful or capricious idea
  1. Alternative spelling of whimsy

Fun Facts about the name Whimsey

  • How unique is the name Whimsey? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Whimsey was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Whimsey: Your name in reverse order is Yesmihw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Wishyme. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Whimsey born May 30, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.