Origin: See Whim.

1. A whim; a freak; a capricious notion, a fanciful or odd conceit. "The whimsies of poets and painters." "Men's folly, whimsies, and inconstancy." (Swift) "Mistaking the whimseys of a feverish brain for the calm revelation of truth." (Bancroft)

2. <chemical>

A whim.

(01 Mar 1998)

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