Definition of wish (someone or something) on (someone)
- I wouldn't wish that terrible illness on anyone.
- I wouldn't wish that man on any woman.
: to have a desire for (something, such as something unattainable)
: to give expression to as a wish : bid
: to give form to (a wish)
: an act or instance of wishing or desire : want
: an object of desire : goal
: an expressed will or desire : mandate
: some person : somebody
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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