Definitions for whimʰwɪm, wɪm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caprice, impulse, whim(noun)

    a sudden desire

    "he bought it on an impulse"

  2. notion, whim, whimsy, whimsey(noun)

    an odd or fanciful or capricious idea

    "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"; "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"; "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it"

Wiktionary

  1. whim(Noun)

    A fanciful impulse, or whimsical idea

  2. whim(Noun)

    A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whim(noun)

    the European widgeon

  2. Whim(noun)

    a sudden turn or start of the mind; a temporary eccentricity; a freak; a fancy; a capricious notion; a humor; a caprice

  3. Whim(noun)

    a large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; -- called also whim gin, and whimsey

  4. Whim(verb)

    to be subject to, or indulge in, whims; to be whimsical, giddy, or freakish

  5. Origin: [Cf. Whimbrel.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Whim

    An impulsive thought to do something without any rationale or excuse,usually where buying goods are concerned.

    I did it on a whim!


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