whimsy-whamsy

noun whim·sy-wham·sy \ -ˈ(h)wamzē \

Definition of whimsy-whamsy

plural -es
:whim-wham
  • gremlins are … supposed to cause trouble such as engine failure in airplanes, a curious piece of whimsy-whamsy
  • —Henry Alexander
  • the theme of displaced war orphans … becomes here, in spite of shrewd descriptive touches, plain whimsy-whamsy
  • —Sarah Campion

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Origin and Etymology of whimsy-whamsy

reduplication of 1whimsy


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