(don't) you wish

Definition of (don't) you wish

informal
used to tell people in a rude way that it is unlikely that they will get what they want
  • Give you a kiss? You wish.
  • You think she's going to ask you out? Don't you wish!

Word by Word Definitions

don't play
  1. : do not

  2. : does not

  1. : a command or entreaty not to do something

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one

wish play
  1. : to have a desire for (something, such as something unattainable)

  2. : to give expression to as a wish : bid

  3. : to give form to (a wish)

  1. : an act or instance of wishing or desire : want

  2. : an object of desire : goal

  3. : an expressed will or desire : mandate


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