here's hoping

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of here's hoping

informal
used to say that one hopes something will happen
  • Here's hoping (that) it doesn't rain.

Word by Word Definitions

here play
  1. : in or at this place

  2. : now

  3. : in an arbitrary location

  1. used for emphasis especially after a demonstrative pronoun or after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective

  2. used for emphasis after a demonstrative adjective but before the noun modified

  1. : this place

hope play hoping
  1. : to cherish a desire with anticipation : to want something to happen or be true

  2. : trust

  3. : to desire with expectation of obtainment or fulfillment

  1. : trust, reliance

  2. : desire accompanied by expectation of or belief in fulfillment

  3. : someone or something on which hopes are centered


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