here's hoping

Definition of here's hoping

informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

hereplay
  1. :  in or at this place

    :  now

    :  in an arbitrary location

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

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

  1. :  this place

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

    :  trust

    :  to desire with expectation of obtainment or fulfillment

  1. :  trust, reliance

    :  desire accompanied by expectation of or belief in fulfillment

    :  expectation of fulfillment or success


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