wellwishing

well-wisher

[wel-wish-er]
noun
a person who wishes well to another person, a cause, etc.

Origin:
1580–90

well-wishing, adjective, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To wellwishing
Collins
World English Dictionary
well-wisher
 
n
a person who shows benevolence or sympathy towards a person, cause, etc
 
'well-wishing
 
adj, —n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

well-wisher
1590, from well (adv.) + agent noun from wish. Well-wishing is recorded from 1569.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature