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whim–wham

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noun \ˈhwim-ˌhwam, ˈwim-ˌwam\

Definition of whim–wham

  1. 1 :  a whimsical object or device especially of ornament or dress

  2. 2 :  fancy, whim

  3. 3 plural :  jitters



Origin and Etymology of whim–wham

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1500


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