Definition of well-wishing in English:

well-wishing

noun

  • The action or fact of wishing a person or thing well.

adjective

  • That wishes a person or people in general well; benevolent, well-disposed.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Cooper (c1517–1594), theologian and bishop of Winchester. From well + wishing<br>mid 16th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Udall (1504–1556), schoolmaster and playwright. From well + wishing.

Pronunciation

well-wishing

/ˌwɛlˈwɪʃɪŋ/