Definition of whim-wham in English:

whim-wham

noun

archaic
  • 1A quaint and decorative object; a trinket.

    1. 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, bent
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Origin

Early 16th century: fanciful reduplication.

Pronunciation

whim-wham

/ˈwimwam/