whim·sy-wham·sy | \ -ˈ(h)wamzē \
Definition of whimsy-whamsy
: 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
Keep scrolling for more
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors
- Why is there a 'd' in 'fridge' but not in 'refrigerator'?
- 'All Intensive Purposes' or 'All Intents and Purposes'?
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?
- Name that Thing: Dog Breeds Take the quiz
- Words You Should Know Quiz, Vol. 1 Take the quiz
- How Strong Is Your Vocabulary? Take the quiz
- Word Winder's CrossWinder Play the game