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WELL-WISHING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does well-wishing mean? 

WELL-WISHING (noun)
  The noun WELL-WISHING has 1 sense:

1. an expression of good will from one person to another

  Familiarity information: WELL-WISHING used as a noun is very rare.


WELL-WISHING (adjective)
  The adjective WELL-WISHING has 1 sense:

1. extending good wishes for success

  Familiarity information: WELL-WISHING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WELL-WISHING (noun)


Sense 1well-wishing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An expression of good will from one person to another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

much hand-shaking and well-wishing

Hypernyms ("well-wishing" is a kind of...):

greeting; salutation ((usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting))


WELL-WISHING (adjective)


Sense 1well-wishing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Extending good wishes for success

Context example:

his well-wishing supporters

Similar:

felicitous (exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style)


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