a sudden desire;
"he bought it on an impulse"
an odd or fanciful or capricious idea;
"the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories"
"he had a whimsy about flying to the moon"
"whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it"
- I bought the encyclopedia on a whim.
- That suggestion was no whim of the moment.
- She bought that dress on a whim.
- He dotes on his grandchildren and indulges their every whim.
- Spring scatters the petals of flowers that are not for the fruits, but for the moment's whim.
A woman's whims have to be respected, however apparently absurd.出自： P. G. Wodehouse
The whim seized him to drive me to Montaza.出自： L. Durrell