toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

whim
used in The Great Gatsby

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a sudden desire that arises without any logical explanation
  • As a matter of fact, he had no such facilities — he had no comfortable family standing behind him, and he was liable at the whim of an impersonal government to be blown anywhere about the world.
    p. 149.6

There are no more uses of "whim" in The Great Gatsby.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®