masculine noun
1. (fancy) 
a. whim 
Tengo el dinero que necesito para satisfacer mis caprichos.I have the money I need to satisfy my whims.
Miguel dejó su trabajo, vendió su casa y se mudó a Punta del Este por capricho.Miguel quit his job, sold his house, and moved to Punta del Este on a whim.
b. impulse 
Un día, por capricho, me compré un globo aerostático.One day, on impulse, I bought a hot air balloon.
c. caprice (literary) 
Esta especie animal tan rara es un auténtico capricho de la naturaleza.This strange animal species is a real caprice of nature.
2. (music) 
a. capriccio 
Me encanta escuchar estos caprichos; son tan vivos y animados que me alegran el día.I love listening to these capriccios; they are so lively and animated that they brighten up my day.
b. caprice 
Paganini compuso 24 caprichos para violín solo.Paganini composed 24 caprices for solo violin.
1. (general) 
a. whim, caprice 
darse un caprichoto treat oneself
1 (antojo) whim; (passing) fancy; caprice (literario)
tiene sus caprichos he has his little whims; es un capricho nada más it's just a passing fancy; por puro capricho just to please o.s.
fue un capricho suyo
entra y sale a su capricho he comes and goes as he pleases; hacer algo a capricho to do sth any old how
2 (cualidad) whimsicality; fancifulness
3 (amante) plaything (familiar)
4 (Música) caprice; capriccio; (Arte) caprice
Phrases with "capricho"
Here are the most popular phrases with "capricho." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
Solo se vive una vez. Date un capricho.
You only live once. Give yourself a treat.
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