whim noun

ADJ. sudden | slightest The bird's nest is vulnerable to the slightest whim of the weather. | individual, personal | political Funding is subject to political whim.

VERB + WHIM indulge, pander to, satisfy | be subject to, be vulnerable to, depend on | suffer For years she had suffered her husband's whims.

PREP. at (sb's) ~ They seem to be able to change the rules of the game at whim. Slaves could be bought and sold at the whim of their masters. | on a ~ He bought the jacket on a whim, having seen it by chance in a shop window.

PHRASES your every whim The child's parents pandered to his every whim.