Meaning of whim-wham in English:

whim-wham

Pronunciation /ˈwɪmwam/

noun

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

  • 2A 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

Origin

Early 16th century fanciful reduplication.