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Definition of "welsh" []

  • Informal To swindle a person by not paying a debt or wager. (verb-intransitive)
  • Informal To fail to fulfill an obligation. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "welsh" in a sentence
  • "She continues, "Another favorite of mine for a quick supper ... (but not very healthy) is what we called welsh rarebit - tomato soup, Worcestershire sauce and shredded cheddar cheese over saltine crackers (which makes a) quick supper after a long hard day at work.""
  • "I went to school in west wales and i didn’t do English like everybody else until i was in year 3 (7/8years old) which made it easier as welsh is my fist language as and it is generally the first language of most people here in CARMARTHENSHIRE."
  • "There is a feeling where I live that Plaid has been happy to fail its core voters, to take them for granted, in their desperation to look like they're not 'favouring' Welsh.,Even tiwht the Treganna schools issue, theyre so desperate not to look too 'welsh'-oriented that they're dropping their pledges."