Associations to the word «Whim»


WHIM, noun. A fanciful impulse, or whimsical idea
WHIM, noun. (mining) 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
WHIM, noun. A bird, the Eurasian wigeon.

Dictionary definition

WHIM, noun. A sudden desire; "he bought it on an impulse".
WHIM, noun. An odd or fanciful or capricious idea; "the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"; "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"; "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.