Origin of whim
Examples from the Web for whim
That was 2010, when Williamson was seven, less than two years after painting his first picture on a whim.
And neither he, nor his secret police squad or some lawyer from Detroit, get to change that unilaterally on a whim.
Was it really, as I suspected, ordered on a whim by some yahoo who was deeply affected by a childhood encounter with Grave Digger?
These demands can increase at whim, and worsen with the birth of a child.
She was distraught and sad walking through a park on Long Island when she joined a drum circle on a whim.
There are no lifeless spots in his works; every whim of his takes shape, as if by sorcery, in splendid figures.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 3 (of 4)|Richard Muther
But he has told me I have reason for the whim, and that I should continue.That Girl Montana|Marah Ellis Ryan
It was partly a despairing woman's whim, an absurdity, and partly she was prompted by her magic practices to take the cloth.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
And upon your whim likewise depends the special forcemeat used.The Feasts of Autolycus|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Such secret provisions have often been agreed to simply upon the whim or the ambition or the likes and dislikes of the rulers.A School History of the Great War|Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson