Definition of well meaning adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


well meaning

BrE BrE//ˌwel ˈmiːnɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwel ˈmiːnɪŋ//
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intending to do what is right and helpful but often not succeeding synonym well intentioned a well-meaning attempt to be helpful He's very well meaning.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: well meaning