a usually unwritten list of things one wishes for: Money is on everyone's wish list.
Is It “I Wish I Were” Or “I Wish I Was”?Picture it. You are texting your buddy, and you type out “I wish I were.” But there’s that pesky autocorrect, trying to change it to “I wish I was.” Is autocorrect ducking with you, or are you about to commit a grammar faux pas?
6 Portuguese Terms We Wish Existed in EnglishSometimes we’re at a loss for words, not because we’re speechless, but because no English term lends itself to the situation (or snack) at hand. At those times, we turn to other languages, celebrating them for the concepts we wish we could express so easily in English. Here are some of our favorite words from the Portuguese language. Saudade This untranslatable Portuguese term refers to …
- wish fulfillment,
- wish fulfilment,
- wish on,
- wishbone boom,
Origin of wish list
First recorded in 1970–75
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Examples from the Web for wish list
The wish-list cast of non-little people leads one to believe that the dwarfs could be created through CGI trickery.
a list of things desired by a person or organizationthe Polish government's wish list
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