Welt vs. Welp - What's the difference?

Wikipedia

  • Welp

    When someone feels hopeless or does not know what to do about something. So it is used in replace to "well" sometimes in a conversation. A combination of "help" and "well".
    Exmaple: Welp, I guess what's done is done. Let's just try harder next time!

    To be used in place of 'well', when one feels there is no more to say. This word was originally brought to the peoples' attention in 1994, from Jim Carrey in the cult classic, Dumb & Dumber.
    This is simply one of the many words and phrases that continue to be used in teen conversation today.

Wiktionary

  • Welt (verb)

    To roll; revolve

  • Welt (verb)

    To cause to have welts, to beat.

  • Welt (verb)

    To install welt (a welt or welts) to reinforce.

  • Welt (noun)

    A raised mark on the body caused by a blow; a wheal or weal.

  • Welt (noun)

    A strip of leather set into the seam between the outsole of a shoe and the upper, through which these parts are joined by stitching or stapling.

  • Welt (noun)

    A strip of material or covered cord applied to a seam or garment edge to strengthen or cover it.

  • Welt (noun)

    In steam boilers and sheet-iron work, a strip riveted upon the edges of plates that form a butt joint.

  • Welt (noun)

    In carpentry, a strip of wood fastened over a flush seam or joint, or an angle, to strengthen it.

  • Welt (noun)

    In machine-made stockings, a strip, or flap, of which the heel is formed.

  • Welt (noun)

    A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.

  • Welp (interjection)

    Well, typically used in exasperation.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Welt (noun)

    a leather rim sewn round the edge of a shoe upper to which the sole is attached.

  • Welt (noun)

    a ribbed, reinforced, or decorative border of a garment or pocket.

  • Welt (noun)

    a red, raised mark or scar; a weal.

  • Welt (noun)

    a heavy blow

    "let me give it a welt with my hammer"

  • Welt (verb)

    provide with a welt.

  • Welt (verb)

    strike (someone or something) hard and heavily

    "I could have welted him"

  • Welt (verb)

    develop a raised scar or weal

    "his lip was beginning to thicken and welt from the blow"

  • Welp (interjection)

    non-standard spelling of well, representing a pronunciation (typically used to convey resignation or disappointment)

    "welp, last night was certainly an experience"

    "welp, spring break is pretty much over"

Webster Dictionary

  • Welt (noun)

    That which, being sewed or otherwise fastened to an edge or border, serves to guard, strengthen, or adorn it

  • Welt (noun)

    A narrow border, as of an ordinary, but not extending around the ends.

  • Welt (noun)

    A raised ridge on the surface of the skin, produced by a blow, as from a stick or whip; a wale; a weal; as, to raise welts on the back with a whip.

  • Welt (noun)

    A blow that produces a welt{3}.

  • Welt

    To furnish with a welt; to sew or fasten a welt on; as, to welt a boot or a shoe; to welt a sleeve.

  • Welt

    To wilt.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Welt (noun)

    a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

  • Welt (noun)

    a raised or strengthened seam

  • Welt (verb)

    beat severely with a whip or rod;

    "The teacher often flogged the students"

    "The children were severely trounced"

  • Welt (verb)

    put a welt on;

    "welt the shoes"

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