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Solitude begets whimsies.
Mary Wortley Montagu

Meaning of "whimsies" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WHIMSIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WHIMSIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Whimsies is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WHIMSIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

whimsies

Wade Ceramics

Wade Ceramics Ltd. are manufacturers of porcelain and earthenware, including animal figures for their Collectors Club, whisky flagons, and a variety of industrial ceramics. In the 1950s, the Wade potteries created "Whimsies," small solid porcelain animal figures first developed by Sir George Wade, which became popular and collectable in Britain and America. Their other brand names of inexpensive collectable porcelain include, "TV Pets," "Whoppas," and "Minikins". Over the years, Wade has produced many licensed pieces based on popular TV shows, comic books, Disney films, and more recently the Mr. Men books and Pokémon, and has won numerous awards.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WHIMSIES

whim
whim-wham
whim-whams
whimberry
whimbrel
whimmy
whimper
whimperer
whimpering
whimsical
whimsicality
whimsically
whimsicalness
whimsier
whimsiest
whimsiness
whimsy
whin
whinchat
whine

WORDS THAT END LIKE WHIMSIES

biopsies
busies
controversies
cosies
daisies
ecstasies
embassies
fantasies
glossies
Gypsies
hussies
hypocrisies
missies
palsies
pansies
posies
pussies
sies
sissies
speakeasies

Synonyms and antonyms of whimsies in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «whimsies» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WHIMSIES

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邪念
1,325 millions of speakers

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whimsies
570 millions of speakers

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whimsies
510 millions of speakers

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whimsies
380 millions of speakers
ar

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النزوات
280 millions of speakers

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причуды
278 millions of speakers

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whimsies
270 millions of speakers

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whimsies
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fantaisies
220 millions of speakers

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Whimsies
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whimsies
180 millions of speakers

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whimsies
130 millions of speakers

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whimsies
85 millions of speakers

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Whimsies
85 millions of speakers
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whimsies
80 millions of speakers

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whimsies
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्हायझी
75 millions of speakers

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Whimsies
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

capricci
65 millions of speakers

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Whimsies
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

примхи
40 millions of speakers

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whimsies
30 millions of speakers
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παραξενιές
15 millions of speakers
af

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whimsies
14 millions of speakers
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Whimsies
10 millions of speakers
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whimsies
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of whimsies

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WHIMSIES»

The term «whimsies» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.632 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about whimsies

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QUOTES WITH «WHIMSIES»

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Mary Wortley Montagu
Solitude begets whimsies.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WHIMSIES»

Discover the use of whimsies in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to whimsies and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Making Whirligigs, Whimsies, & Folk Toys
Make unique whirligigs and eye-catching mechanical toys out of wood: The projects in this book include brand-new designs for whirligigs and moving toys, as well as some new twists on classic folk toy patterns.
Rodney Frost, 2011
2
Two Tuneful Whimsies
" Both may be used by church organists, but will be better used in recital situations, and are sure winners for all who play and hear them. This is the first in a series of collections by Wood in the Warner Bros. Publications catalog.
‎1999
3
British Columbia Bizarre: Stories, Whimsies, Facts, and a ...
No one should read this book to obtain a balanced view of the province's history.
Rosemary Neering, 2011
4
The World of Wade Whimsies
In the 1950s, the Wade potteries of England and Ireland became famous for the miniature ceramic figurines sold under the Whimsies name.
Ian Warner, Mike Posgay, 2008
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Wade Miniatures: An Unauthorized Guide to Whimsies, ...
With over 380 full color photographs, this revised book showcases the endearing miniatures produced by Wade from the 1950s to the present, including Red Rose Tea and Tom Smith premiums, Whoppas and Whimsie-Land figurines, Nursery Favourites ...
Donna S. Baker, 2007
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Comedies and Whimsies
Victor Canning. Victor Canning COMEDIES AND WHIMSIES SHORT STORIES This collection by John Higgins Shaftesbury, October 2012 Printed by.
Victor Canning
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W.'s Whimsies: satiric, comic, and pathetic
W. S. Woodin. For, if the fact were only known, She came here to display her own. Some members of the choir appear The Psalms to chant with voices clear, But 'tis the tunes alone they prize, The words they heed not or despise.
W. S. Woodin, 1868
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On Running After One's Hat and Other Whimsies
The writing of this book has afforded him pleasure in his leisure moments, and that pleasure would be much increased if he knew that the perusal of it would create any bond of sympathy between himself and the angling community in general.
G. K. Chesterton, 2007
9
Miles to Go Before I Sleep: Poems and Whimsies in ...
The book also contains a short story of the author?s search for his own blindness--his inability to see things as they are, and his work with the blind farmers in India that gave him an insight into his own limitations.
Pikomoku, 2010
10
Whimsies & Whynots: A Playful Approach to Quiltmaking
It's never too late to be creative! Using simple techniques and hands-on exercises, you can develop a quiltmaking style that's spontaneous and fun.
‎1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WHIMSIES»

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'Christmas in July' flea market to benefit Waldoboro Women's Club
WALDOBORO — This month's 'Wolliker's Waldoboro Whimsies' special 'Christmas in July' flea market and bazaar on July 26, benefits the Waldoboro Women's ... «PenBayPilot.com, Jul 15»
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'Christmas in July' flea market to boost scholarship fund July 26
Waldoboro — Wolliker's Waldoboro Whimsies, a monthly flea market and bazaar, will benefit the Waldoboro Woman's Club Scholarship Fund with a special ... «Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald, Jul 15»
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Welty Whimsies class set at new center
For more information or to register, call Kelly Washburn at 608-314-4340. The photo was taken at a recent Welty Whimsies class. Discuss; Print; ShareShare. «Beloit Daily News, Jul 15»
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Novelties, Whimsies & Oddities: Houston Museum exhibit displays …
She has pulled these rarely seen pieces from the Houston collection for the new exhibit, "Novelties, Whimsies & Oddities, Oh My," which runs through July. «Chattanooga Times Free Press, Jun 15»
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'Tomorrowland' Review: George Clooney's Dystopian Drama, Like …
Named after one of Disneyland's least interesting themed areas, “Tomorrowland” is a globe-trotting, time-traveling caper whose giddy visual whimsies and ... «TheWrap, May 15»
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Arts calendar for the week of March 12-19, 2015
WHIMSIES 2015 SPRING ART SHOW: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, Louise S. McGehee School, 2343 Prytania St., ... «The New Orleans Advocate, Mar 15»
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The Unpaved Roadshow: Hooked rugs, America's indigenous folk art
Michelle Galler (antiques.and.whimsies@gmail.com) has been an antique dealer and consultant for more than 25 years. Her business, Antiques, Whimsies ... «Rappahannock News, Jan 15»
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Maharashtra grape growers considering a permanent solution to …
Maharashtra grape growers considering a permanent solution to whimsies of weather. Grape growers in Maharashtra are toying with the idea of a permanent ... «Financial Express, Dec 14»
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Unpaved Roadshow: In search of Staffordshire portrait figures
Her business, Antiques, Whimsies & Curiosities, is based in Washington, Va. If you have questions or finds, email her at antiques.and.whimsies@gmail.com. «Rappahannock News, Dec 14»
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Cathy Bell uses her Lake Oswego garden as a place of solace …
Scattered around the garden are whimsies such as a vintage lime green donkey planter trailing out Donkey Tail (Sedum morganianum) and vintage poodles that ... «The Oregonian - OregonLive.com, Aug 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Whimsies [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/whimsies>. Oct 2020 ».
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