dying wish

Definition of dying wish

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

Word by Word Definitions

dying
  1. : present participle of die

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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