- v. Simple past tense and past participle of welsh.
“It welshed on billions owed to its creditors rather than rudely inconvenience its citizens by collecting taxes.”
“The very idea that England “likes us better” after the shabby treatment their PM and his wife received here; that Poland “likes us better” after this Administration welshed on our defense agreement; that Israel “likes us better” after the inconceivable public snub of their PM … and on, ad infinitum … is either false, or prima facie evidence that the rest of the world is jerking our chain.”
“To be direct about what happened here, your brothers welshed on a series of debts -- to their parents, no less.”
“That if Dave, for instance said: "I'll give you the referendum you were promised on the Lisbon treaty" millions of waverers would respond: 'Well, that's my vote gone then - I'll vote for the Labour and Liberal parties who promised a referendum then welshed on it'.”
“December 4th, 2008 at 11: 54 am welshing, welshed also welched, welsh·ing also welch·ing, welsh·es also welch·es Informal”
“He's beholden to people who don't like to be welshed or double-crossed.”
“His fans couldn't care less that Sean welshed on a bet, for charity, no less, and is impuissant.”
“The "got" refers to John Gotti--when the mob broke into their home they stole their earnings, though to be fair they had welshed on the vig.”
“December 4th, 2008 at 11:54 am welshing, welshed also welched, welsh·ing also welch·ing, welsh·es also welch·es Informal 1. To swindle a person by not paying a debt or wager.”
“If "purdah" is acceptable, then is it also acceptable to say that someone has "welshed" on a deal ?”
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