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well-wisher

[wel-wish-er] /ˈwɛlˌwɪʃ ər/
noun
1.
a person who wishes well to another person, a cause, etc.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
Related forms
well-wishing, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for well-wishing

well-wisher

noun
1.
a person who shows benevolence or sympathy towards a person, cause, etc
Derived Forms
well-wishing, adjective, noun
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Word Origin and History for well-wishing

well-wisher

n.

1580s, from well (adv.) + agent noun from wish (v.). Well-wishing is recorded from 1560s.

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