Definition of well wish in US English:

well wish

noun

  • An instance of wishing well to someone or something; an expression of this, a good wish. Frequently with to, for. Usually in plural.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Anthony Copley (b. 1567), writer and conspirator. From well + wish.

Pronunciation

well wish

/ˌwɛl ˈwɪʃ/