EtymologyFrench, from Italian capriccio, from caporiccio, meaning (fright, sudden start ): capo, head (from Latin caput) + riccio, curly (from Latin ericius (meaning hedgehog), or from capro "goat".
- US: /kəˈpɹis/
- An impulsive, seemingly unmotivated notion or action.
- An unpredictable or sudden condition, change, or series of changes.
- A disposition to be impulsive.
- An impulsive change of mind.
Caprice may refer to:
- Caprice (wine), a pink-coloured wine blend.
- Caprice (name), female given name.
- Chevrolet Caprice, an automobile produced by the Chevrolet division of General Motors in the United States between 1965 to 1996. Since 1999, a version of the Holden Statesman/Caprice (below) has been sold in the Middle East.
- Holden Caprice, an automobile produced by the Holden subsidiary of General Motors in Australia since 1990.
- Statesman Caprice, an automobile produced by the General Motors–Holden's subsidiary of General Motors in Australia between 1971 to 1985.
caprice in German: Caprice
caprice in French: Caprice
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