subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or unpredictable change; erratic:
He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react.
Obsolete. fanciful or witty.
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characterized by or liable to sudden unpredictable changes in attitude or behaviour; impulsive; fickle
subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or unpredictable change; erratic: He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react. Obsolete. fanciful or witty. Contemporary Examples Enough Already: Syria Wasn’t a False-Flag Operation Jamelle Bouie September 9, 2013 Historical Examples A Book of the Play Dutton Cook The Atlantic […]
Astronomy. the Goat, a zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aquarius. Astrology. the tenth sign of the zodiac: the cardinal earth sign. a person born under this sign, usually between December 22nd and January 19th. tropic of. See under tropic (def 1a). Contemporary Examples The Stars Predict Your Week Starsky + Cox September 23, 2011 What […]
Capricorn (defs 1, 2). Historical Examples The Works of Sir Thomas Browne Thomas Browne The Prophet of Berkeley Square Robert Hichens The Prophet of Berkeley Square Robert Hichens The Influence of the Stars Rosa Baughan Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius Notes and Letters on the Natural History of Norfolk Thomas Browne The Prophet of Berkeley […]
noun the regions of Australia in the tropic of Capricorn