Definition of “well meaning” - English Dictionary

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“well meaning” in British English

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well meaningadjective

uk /ˌwel ˈmiː.nɪŋ/ us /ˌwel ˈmiː.nɪŋ/

wanting to have a good effect, but not always achieving one:

I know he's well meaning, but I wish he'd leave us alone.

(Definition of “well meaning” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)