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Definition of welp

used informally like well (as to introduce a remark expressing resignation or disappointment) Welp, if you were hoping for any chance of Game of Thrones coming back to our TV screens anytime soon, we hate to break the news but season 8 won't be returning until 2019.— Rachel EpsteinWelp, that didn't take long. After just five plays, the 49ers got themselves into field goal range, setting up Robbie Gould for his sixth field goal attempt of the day. And like the other five, the sixth was good.— Dana Sulonen

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1987, in the meaning defined above

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“Welp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/welp. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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