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well-wisher

[ wel-wish-er ]
/ ˈwɛlˌwɪʃ ər /
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noun

a person who wishes well to another person, a cause, etc.

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Origin of well-wisher

First recorded in 1580–90

OTHER WORDS FROM well-wisher

well-wishing, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for well-wisher

well-wisher

noun

a person who shows benevolence or sympathy towards a person, cause, etc

Derived forms of well-wisher

well-wishing, adjective, noun
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