Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

wishing well

a well or pool of water supposed to grant the wish of one who tosses a coin into it. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for wishing well
Historical Examples
  • "We'll wish for things to eat when we get to the wishing well," said Randal.

    The Gold Of Fairnilee Andrew Lang
  • Randal was nowhere in sight, and she did not know where to look for the wishing well.

    The Gold Of Fairnilee Andrew Lang
  • As a matter of course the pool had been christened the “wishing well.”

  • I never blamed her for not wishing well to democracy,—how should she?

  • But there is no need to seek them while the wishing well, nearer to hand, calls.

    The Hardy Country Charles G. Harper
  • “We saw you with your lantern at the wishing well,” Louise confessed.

    The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt
  • While they searched it from end to end, she waited hopefully at the wishing well.

    The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt
  • Ronder was never happier than when he was wishing well to all mankind.

    The Cathedral Sir Hugh Walpole
  • Have I not been drinking loyal toasts to every monarchy of Europe, and wishing well to those who need it not?

    Gerald Fitzgerald Charles James Lever
  • He begins his argument by saying: 'All love, dear brethren, consists in wishing well to those who are loved.'

    By the Christmas Fire

    Samuel McChord Crothers

Word of the Day

Nearby words for wishing well

Word Value for wishing

Scrabble Words With Friends