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Meaning of VAGARY

Pronunciation:  vu'gehree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sudden desire; "he bought it on impulse"
 

VAGARY is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: caprice, impulse, whim
 
 See Also: desire

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Va*ga"ry\, n.; pl. {Vagaries}. [L. vagari to stroll
about. See {Vague}.]
1. A wandering or strolling. [Obs.]

2. Hence, a wandering of the thoughts; a wild or fanciful
   freak; a whim; a whimsical purpose. ``The vagaries of a
   child.'' --Spectator.

         They changed their minds, Flew off, and into strange
         vagaries fell.                        --Milton.

 

 

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