A tactic in "journalism" used to promote a story as true simply because the writer wants it to be true.
Did you see that New York Times article claiming Trump threatened to invade Mexico? That was some tasty wishcasting.
by The Tastiest April 10, 2017
by MikeC September 12, 2004
The act of having a "wish" or "desire" for a weather event to intensify. In hurricanes, it is a wish for the hurricane to intensify or increase it's stats.
by Farm Hurricane August 11, 2018