HyperDic: whim

English > 2 senses of the word whim:
NOUNfeelingwhim, caprice, impulsea sudden desire
cognitionwhim, notion, whimsy, whimseyan odd / odd or fanciful or capricious idea
whim > pronunciation
Soundshhwih'm; wih'm
Rhymesacronym ... vim: 31 rhymes with ihm...
English > whim: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA sudden desire.
Synonymscaprice, impulse
BroaderdesireThe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
Spanishantojo, capricho, extravagancia, impulso, ventolera
Catalancaprici, capritx, rampell
English > whim: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn odd / odd or fanciful or capricious idea.
Examples
  • "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"
  • "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it"
Synonymsnotion, whimsy, whimsey
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishantojo, capricho, noción
Catalanantull, idea

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