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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An odd or fanciful or capricious idea.

Usage examples (37)
  • Plant on a whim. Lay the footpath where your heart says it should be. Change things because you feel like it. Garden for the love of it.
  • “Assuredly, my dear madam,” replied lady Arabella; “for I am certain what you term a whim will prove to be¾”
  • Doing so on a whim is simply inexplicable behavior tome.
  • We shouldn't be changing our constitution to suit a short-term whim or a certain agenda. for more
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