Complete Definition of "welter"

English

Etymology 1

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Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉltÉ(r)|-ÉltÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. general confusion; disorderly mixture; aimless effort; as, a welter of papers and magazines

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive to roll; to wallow
  2. intransitive to be soaked or steeped in; as, to welter in oneâs own blood

Etymology 2

Adjective
welter

  1. Of horsemen, heavyweight; as, a welter race

Translations
French: welter#French|welter

Derived terms
welter-weight

Category:English words with multiple etymologies

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