dying wish

Definition of dying wish

  1. :  the last thing a person wants before dying It was her dying wish to see them married.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : present participle ofdie

  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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