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  1. whims

    Cathy Whims is an American chef and restaurateur based in Portland, Oregon. She is a six-time James Beard Foundation Award finalist, and has owned several restaurants in Portland, including Genoa, Nostrana, and the pizzeria Oven and Shaker.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WHIMS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Whims is ranked #85357 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Whims surname appeared 219 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Whims.

    78% or 171 total occurrences were White.
    15% or 33 total occurrences were Black.
    5.9% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whims in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whims in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of whims in a Sentence

  1. Van Hollen:

    It's important for investors to know that, because companies that are ultimately controlled by a foreign government are subject to the political whims of that government.

  2. Fujifilm Holdings Corp:

    Xerox has recently been subject to the whims of activist investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, who, notwithstanding their minority ownership of Xerox shares, have yanked the Xerox Board in more directions than can be counted.

  3. Marquis de Sade:

    The pleasure of the senses is always regulated in accordance with the imagination. Man can aspire to felicity only by serving all the whims of his imagination.

  4. Joe McMonigle:

    The market's not really trading on fundamentals anymore. It's trading on the whims of the war and a guessing game, you have the fog of war and then you also have the fog of energy market.

  5. Marc Short:

    If they're asserting the Fifth merely to cater to the President's whims or cover up for the President, that is not a proper use of the privilege, but we will have to do our best to divine whether they're properly invoking the Fifth or using it as a stratagem to keep information.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    A askant
    B ostensive
    C currish
    D valetudinarian

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