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whim


whim  (hwm, wm)
n.
1. A sudden or capricious idea; a fancy.
2. Arbitrary thought or impulse: governed by whim.
3. A vertical horse-powered drum used as a hoist in a mine.

[Short for whim-wham, fanciful object.]


whim  /wm/  n. 1 a sudden desire, esp. an unreasonable one: She felt a whim for a new hat. 2 on a whim: done without thinking, (syn.) impulsively: He bought a gift for his girlfriend on a whim. whim

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