on a whim

Definition of on a whim

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

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

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