wish list
noun Date: 1970 a list of desired but often realistically unobtainable items <
a wish list of useful changes
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wish list — UK US noun [C] ► the things that you would like to have or buy, especially things that are difficult or expensive to get: »The museum has a long wish list of donation items that are still needed. be high on/top of sb s wish list »The finance… …   Financial and business terms

  • wish list — wish lists N COUNT: oft with poss If you refer to someone s wish list, you mean all the things which they would like to happen or be given, although these things may be unlikely. [INFORMAL] Every Christmas there seems to be one special toy that… …   English dictionary

  • wish list — n informal all the things that you would like to have or would like to happen in a particular situation on sb s wish list ▪ Another player on Coach Beane s wish list is center fielder Jeffrey Hammonds …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wish list — wish′ list n. cvb a usu. unwritten list of things one wishes for • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • wish list — n. Informal a real or imagined list of things needed or wanted …   English World dictionary

  • wish list — wish ,list noun count INFORMAL all the things that you would like to be given or would like to happen …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Wish list — There are two types of wish lists: personal (or organizational) wish lists, and software User wish lists. Personal (or organizational) wish lists compile an itemization of goods or services they desire. The list s author will then distribute… …   Wikipedia

  • wish list — noun a list of events that you wish would occur • Hypernyms: ↑list, ↑listing * * * noun : a list of desired but often not realistically obtainable items * * * a usually unwritten list of things one wishes for: Money is on everyone s wish list.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wish List — The Wish List La Wish List est une organisation dont l acronyme signifie Women In the Senate and House. C est un comité d action politique américain dédié à intégrer des femmes pro choix républicaines à la Chambre des Représentants et au Sénat… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • wish list — n. a list of things one wishes to have. (See also want list.) □ I put a new ar at the top of my wish list. □ I have a CD player on my wish list …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • wish list — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms wish list : singular wish list plural wish lists informal all the things that you would like to be given or would like to happen …   English dictionary

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