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Definition of whim noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[countable, uncountable]
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a sudden wish to do or have something, especially when it is something unusual or unnecessary He was forced to pander to her every whim. We bought the house on a whim. My duties seem to change daily at the whim of the boss. the whims of fashion She hires and fires people at whim.
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