welsh on

Definition of welsh on

informal + disapproving
:to fail or refuse to do (something that one said one would do)
  • She welshes on her promises.
  • He welshed on his loan.

Word by Word Definitions

welsh play
  1. : to avoid payment

  2. : to break one's word : renege

  1. : the Celtic language of the Welsh people

  2. : the natives or inhabitants of Wales

  3. : welsh pony


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