Definition of well-wish in US English:

well-wish

verb

  • with object To feel or express good wishes for or to (a person or thing); = to wish (a person) well. Formerly also: †to regard with favour (obsolete).

Origin

Late 16th century. From well + wish, after well-wishing, well-wishing.

Pronunciation

well-wish

/ˈwɛlˌwɪʃ/