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Definition of "wishfully" []

  • In a wishful manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wishfully" in a sentence
  • "George Steevens remarks that the 4to. of 1598 reads "wishfully," a variation which should be noted, and perhaps adopted, but, printing from the folio, we retained "wilfully.""
  • "(Hat-tip to Tim Roll-Pickering, who unlike most Tories actually understands Europe and thinks, in my opinion a bit wishfully, that this won't last.)"
  • "The voodoo economics is the effort to combine the social democratic and neoliberal models, or wishfully think that tax cuts pay for themselves."