wish list

noun

Definition of wish list

:a list of desired but often realistically unobtainable items
  • a wish list of useful changes

Examples of wish list in a Sentence

  1. That book is on my wish list.

First Known Use of wish list

1970


WISH LIST Defined for English Language Learners

wish list

noun

Definition of wish list for English Language Learners

  • : a list of things that someone would like to have


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