Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: welt
IPA transcription: [w'ɛlt]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: welt
    Meaning: a raised or strengthened seam
  • Synonyms: wale, welt, weal, wheal
    Meaning: a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: welt
    Meaning: put a welt on; "welt the shoes"
  • Synonyms: flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce
    Meaning: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
Usage examples
  • I raised my sleeve, showed the welt on my arm, and replied, "I am going to see if I can't find a home where they will treat me kindly."