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1A quaint and decorative object; a trinket.
- 1.1 A whim.‘the follies and whim-whams of the metropolis’impulse, urge, notion, fancy, whimsy, foible, idea, caprice, conceit, vagary, kink, megrim, crotchet, craze, fad, passion, inclination, bentView synonyms
- 1.1 A whim.
Early 16th century: fanciful reduplication.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.