whimsy–whamsy

noun whim·sy–wham·sy \-ˈ(h)wamzē\

Definition of whimsy–whamsy

plural

-es

  1. :  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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