at the whim of (someone)

Definition of at the whim of (someone)

  1. :  when (someone) wishes, desires, or decides something often in a sudden way The shop is only open at the whim of the owner.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a capricious or eccentric and often sudden idea or turn of the mind :  fancy

    :  a large capstan that is made with one or more radiating arms to which a horse may be yoked and that is used in mines for raising ore or water

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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to cast off or become cast off

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