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How Do You Spell WHIM?

Correct spelling for the English word "whim" is [w_ˈɪ_m], [wˈɪm], [wˈɪm]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of WHIM

  1. A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; called also whim gin, and whimsey.

Common Misspellings for WHIM

Below is the list of 237 misspellings for the word "whim".

Usage Examples for WHIM

  1. " I can't," said Oliver; " not just for a whim, anyway. - "Virginia" by Ellen Glasgow
  2. " I am firmly convinced," he added, " that the good angel of happiness is within the reach of most of us once at least in our lives, but for a whim- often for a mere whim- we tell him to go." - "A Sweet Girl Graduate" by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  3. " I do not propose to sacrifice any of my friends for a whim, father. - "King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
  4. It is just a little whim of mine, Signor Corsini. - "The Intriguers" by William Le Queux
  5. Oh, yes, that three hundred a week for the 'Posie Girl' goes, of course, but this play is just a Hawtry whim that I have got to let her get out of her system. - "Blue-grass and Broadway" by Maria Thompson Daviess
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