whim-wham

noun
\ ˈ(h)wim-ˌ(h)wam How to pronounce whim-wham (audio) \

Definition of whim-wham

1 : a whimsical object or device especially of ornament or dress
2 : fancy, whim
3 whim-whams plural : jitters

First Known Use of whim-wham

1500, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for whim-wham

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“Whim-wham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whim-wham. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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