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Definition of "well-wishing" []

  • Extending good wishes for success (adjective)
  • An expression of good will from one person to another (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "well-wishing" in a sentence
  • "The bride, groom, her godparents and other honored guests emerge from the well-wishing, together with four men holding up the white ribbon adorned wardrobe, and yes, dancing with it."
  • "Even though most of the comments came in the inoffensive guise of harmless well-wishing, the lack of privacy in both her love life and job situation bothered her."
  • "Yet, while the New York Times led media banter about the launch of the Oprah Winfrey Network and its innovative online marketing campaign that invited the American public to compete for the coveted spot of having one's "OWN" show, there was another important story unfolding beneath the media good cheer and well-wishing."