(don't) you wish

Definition of (don't) you wish

informal

  1. —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'tplay
  1. :  do not

    :  does not

  1. :  a command or entreaty not to do something

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

    :  one

wishplay
  1. :  to have a desire for (as something unattainable)

    :  to give expression to as a wish :  bid

    :  to give form to (a wish)

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

    :  an object of desire :  goal

    :  an expressed will or desire :  mandate


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WORD OF THE DAY

holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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