Meaning of welter in English
EtymologyMiddle English (in the sense ‘writhe, wallow’): from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German welteren
Definitions1. toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way
- « The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours »
- 2. roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"
- 3. be immersed in
- « welter in work »
Definitions1. a confused multitude of things