Definition of whim in English:
1A sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained: she bought it on a whim he appeared and disappeared at whim
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- Apparently on a whim, Wonka suddenly decides to reopen his doors to five children.
- She did it on a whim when the opportunity presented itself, and she died four days later.
- He opened the door on a whim, expecting nothing, but instead, he was faced with four sets of eyes.
Late 17th century: of unknown origin. sense 2 (mid 18th century) is a transferred use.
Words that rhyme with whimbedim, brim, crim, dim, glim, grim, Grimm, gym, him, hymn, Jim, Kim, limb, limn, nim, prim, scrim, shim, Sim, skim, slim, swim, Tim, trim, vim
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