Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “wish list”

wish list

noun [C]    
a list of things you want, often things that you know you cannot have: A new car would be top of my wish list.Lists and cataloguesSchedules and agendasWanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of wish list noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of wish list

Definitions of “wish list” in other dictionaries

Translations of “wish list”

Word of the Day

altruistic

showing a wish to help or bring advantages to others, even if it results in disadvantage for yourself

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More