Definition of wellspring
: a source of continual supply a wellspring of information
Examples of wellspring in a Sentence
The tour guide was a wellspring of information.
the nation's colleges and universities were a wellspring for political activism and unrest
Recent Examples of wellspring from the Web
But just because Amos is deep and Holy Sons’ latest effort draws from Pink Floyd’s bombastic wellspring doesn’t mean Survivalist Tales is a concept album.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of wellspring
before 12th century
WELLSPRING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wellspring for English Language Learners
: something or someone that provides a large amount of something : a good source of something
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