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well-wisher

[ wel-wish-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF well-wisher
  • as inpatron
  • as inbacker
  • as insupport/supporter
  • as inbenefactor
  • as infriend
  • as infriend

Synonyms for well-wisher

  • advocate
  • backer
  • benefactor
  • fan
  • friend
  • leader
  • philanthropist
  • sponsor
  • supporter
  • angel
  • booster
  • champion
  • defender
  • front
  • guarantor
  • guardian
  • guide
  • head
  • helper
  • partisan
  • protector
  • surety
  • sympathizer
  • encourager
  • fairy godparent
  • financer
  • patron saint
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Antonyms for well-wisher

  • antagonist
  • enemy
  • opponent
  • opposer
  • rear
  • detractor
  • employee
  • manager
  • opposition
  • owner
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELL-WISHER

A neutral was this good woman, and a well-wisher to each faction.

In the mean time, gentlemen, I am your friend and well-wisher.

I spoke as I did only as a friend—as a well-wisher, and that sort of thing.

I opened it and found it to be anonymous, but I could see it came from a well-wisher.

He deserves the thanks of every Christian and well-wisher of the race.

London, printed by a well-wisher of the Common-wealth of England, 1654.

For, if516 I am to be your well-wisher, I must call him goodly that so well wishes to you.'

I am, as it were, at home at that house, and every member of it knows me for their well-wisher.

You will have the thanks of every well-wisher of the human race.

Henceforth, let no well-wisher of mine speak of such things!

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from well (adv.) + agent noun from wish (v.). Well-wishing is recorded from 1560s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WELL-WISHER

backer

nounsupporter

friend

nounbenefactor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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