on a whim

Definition of on a whim

:because of a sudden decision
  • He quit his job on a whim.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : 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


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