wish-fulfillment Definition in British English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "wish-fulfillment" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

wish-fulfillmentnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈwɪʃ.fʊlˌfɪl.mənt/
the achievement of things you really want in imaginary situations, mainly in dreams, but also in films, literature, and poetry: Men, in these dramas of female wish-fulfillment, are reduced to the status of playthings.
Translations of “wish-fulfillment”
in Chinese (Traditional) 美夢成真, 夢想實現…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美梦成真, 梦想实现…
(Definition of wish-fulfillment from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of wish-fulfillment?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
athlete

a person who is very good at sports or physical exercise, especially one who competes in organized events

Word of the Day

When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
by Kate Woodford,
July 22, 2015
Here at ‘About Words’ we’re always happy to get ideas for posts that we could write. A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on the language of meals and we thought this an excellent idea. If you are reading this post and have an idea for a topic or

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More