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Definition of Whim


  1. The European widgeon.
  2. A sudden turn or start of the mind; a temporary eccentricity; a freak; a fancy; a capricious notion; a humor; a caprice.
  3. A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; -- called also whim gin, and whimsey.
  4. To be subject to, or indulge in, whims; to be whimsical, giddy, or freakish.
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Whim Translations

whim in Dutch is bevlieging, bui, gril, nuk, kuur
whim in Finnish is oikku
whim in French is caprice
whim in German is Laune
whim in Italian is capriccio
whim in Latin is libido
whim in Spanish is capricho
whim in Swedish is nyck, infall