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Today's word: Capricekəˈpris

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Caprice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. caprice, impulse, whim(noun)

    a sudden desire

    "he bought it on an impulse"


  1. caprice(Noun)

    An impulsive, seemingly unmotivated notion or action.

  2. caprice(Noun)

    An unpredictable or sudden condition, change, or series of changes.

  3. caprice(Noun)

    A disposition to be impulsive.

  4. caprice(Noun)

    An impulsive change of mind.

  5. Origin: From caprice, from capriccio, from caporiccio: capo, from caput + riccio, from ericius, or from capro

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caprice(verb)

    an abrupt change in feeling, opinion, or action, proceeding from some whim or fancy; a freak; a notion

  2. Caprice(verb)

    see Capriccio


  1. Caprice

    Caprice is a CinemaScope comedy-thriller film directed by Frank Tashlin starring Doris Day and Richard Harris. This film and In Like Flint were the last movies made in CinemaScope, with most studios moving to Panavision and other widescreen processes.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Caprice

    ka-prēs′, n. a change of humour or opinion without reason: a freak: changeableness.—ns. Capriccio (ka-prēt′cho), a sportive motion: (mus.) a species of free composition, not subject to rule as to form or figure; Capriccio′so, a direction in music for a free style.—adj. Capri′cious (Shak.), humorous: full of caprice: changeable.—adv. Capri′ciously.—n. Capri′ciousness. [Fr. caprice—It. capriccio; perh. from L. capra, a she-goat.]

Suggested Resources

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    Song lyrics by caprice -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by caprice on the Lyrics.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Caprice in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Caprice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Ernest Hocking:

    Art is life, plus caprice.

  2. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    Travel is a caprice in childhood, a passion in youth, a necessity in manhood, and an elegy in old age.

  3. Greg Abbott:

    We are succumbing to the caprice of man that our Founders fought to escape, the cure to these problems will not come from Washington, D.C. Instead, the states must lead the way.

  4. Carlos Ghosn:

    The board does not decide (on pay) on the basis of caprice, it is the board acting on your delegated authority that decides who runs the company and the remuneration that matches their efforts and talents.

Images & Illustrations of Caprice

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Translations for Caprice

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