English-German translation for "whim"

"whim" German translation

whim
[(h)wim]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Launefeminine | Femininum f
    whim
    Grillefeminine | Femininum f
    whim
    wunderlicher Einfall, Marottefeminine | Femininum f
    whim
    whim
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  • to dosomething | etwas sth on a whim
    something | etwasetwas aus einer Laune heraus tun
    to dosomething | etwas sth on a whim
  • Launen(haftigkeitfeminine | Femininum f)plural | Plural pl
    whim capriciousness
    whim capriciousness
examples
  • Göpelmasculine | Maskulinum m
    whim mining | BergbauBERGB
    Förder-, Windemaschinefeminine | Femininum f (especially | besondersbesonders durch Pferdekraft angetriebene Maschine)
    whim mining | BergbauBERGB
    whim mining | BergbauBERGB
  • whim syn vgl. → see „caprice
    whim syn vgl. → see „caprice
whim
[(h)wim]intransitive verb | intransitives Verb v/i <preterite, (simple) past tense | Präteritum, Vergangenheitprätand | und u.past participle | Partizip Perfekt pperf whimmed> obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs

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whim
[(h)wim]transitive verb | transitives Verb v/t obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs

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to throw the reins to one’s whim
seiner Laune nachgebenor | oder od freien Lauf lassen
to throw the reins to one’s whim
Dies ist nicht nur eine Laune.
This is not just a whim.
Source: Europarl
Natürlich darf eine solche Liste nicht frei nach Lust und Laune aufgestellt werden.
Substances must not, of course, be included in such a list on a mere whim.
Source: Europarl
Niemand wandert aus Lust und Laune aus, er tut es immer aus einer Notwendigkeit heraus.
No one emigrates on a whim: it is always out of necessity.
Source: Europarl
Dieser Artikel kann nicht einfach nach Gutdünken aufgehoben werden.
This article cannot be revoked on anyone s whim ’.
Source: Europarl
Manche glauben angeblich, es handle sich lediglich um eine unbedeutenden Zwischenfall.
Some people pretend to believe that this was just a passing whim.
Source: Europarl
Er hatte Angestellte, die auf jeden Seufzer reagierten, und eine Familie, die ihn zutiefst liebte.
He had servants to answer any whim, and he had a family who loved him deeply.
Source: TED
Das Aleppo, das nicht befreit war, musste die Launen des Diktators ertragen.
The Aleppo which wasn't yet liberated was subject to the whims of the dictator.
Source: GlobalVoices
Wie üblich werden die Ärmsten die Leidtragenden unserer gesetzgeberischen Kapriolen sein.
As usual, it is the poorest people who will suffer from our legislative whims.
Source: Europarl
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