In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) caprichoso(person) antojadizo
- This whimsical piece of mischief by his brother brought a quiet laugh from David.
- The question is whimsical, but perhaps it illustrates something.
- They clearly seek to exercise power in whimsical and arbitrary ways.
- Looking out the window, I can see an orange flame of whimsical light skimming the horizon, and hues of blue to grey look down benignly from above.
- Often intended for children, such verse also appeals to an adult sense of the ridiculous or whimsical.
- He closed his eyes and listened to the Forestmaster's whimsical voice change to a somber, sorrowful tone.
- But how many know the story of J.M. Barrie, the eccentric author of the whimsical Peter Pan?
- Some spoilsport reviewers have referred to the lyrics as smug and smirking; I prefer to view them as wry and whimsical.
- His new song Mother and Child opened the dedication service and captured the whimsical and delightful spirit of the work.
- Helen Evans has fourteen gouache paintings, bright, whimsical and cartoon-like, most depicting the antics of her dog Hobbs.
- For those of you left with any doubt, the play is musical, whimsical and highly enjoyable - a perfect family night out.
- How did an impoverished North Philadelphia community transform abandoned lots into whimsical sculpture gardens?
- The High Court said while granting maintenance, some formula or yardstick must be adopted and it must not be whimsical or arbitrary.
- Mulvany could also build in a light and whimsical manner, especially when it came to gate lodges.
- Though some are light and whimsical, they emerge from a passion for both writing and reading that goes beyond mere observation.
- The ceiling is hung with lamps of every shape and size, from glass floats tied with rope to whimsical creations made of seashells.
- Many of the pieces have come from his own personal collection - which reveal his witty and whimsical sense of humour, and a love of the bush.
- This album was largely whimsical and retrospective, with a subtle sense of humour, even through the more serious numbers.
- She and friends would flip the painting from the more serious to the whimsical side during parties at Emmott's house many years ago.
- A father and son children's book: vivid illustrations by son Carl, whimsical poems by father Peter.
- John was known as a whimsical man who often changed the inventory of his cargo to fit his mood.
- Victims of the whimsical monsoons and fickle market prices, these poor farmers have very little control over their destiny.
- A solid master plan helps prevent whimsical changes being made by each new greens committee
- It has terrific moments, especially early on, often anticipating Fellini in tone and setting, but it is a bit too jauntily whimsical for us now.
- Frater surely pays his respects to the whimsical monsoon gods through his pilgrimage covering the length and breadth of the country.
- Ali's whimsical rendering of this imagined place evokes subtle feelings of nostalgia, and regret.
- Fonseca's pictures are at once whimsical and orderly, playful and restrained.
- This is a story about rootlessness, about impulsive, ostensibly whimsical wandering.
- Last night, our coach got a little whimsical and changed up the infield a bit.
2(smile) (enigmatic) enigmático(smile) (playful) juguetón
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