Welter vs Welder - What's the difference?

welter | welder |

As nouns the difference between welter and welder

is that welter is welter (boxing class) while welder is one who welds, or unites pieces of iron, etc, by welding.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



Etymology 1

From (etyl), from (etyl). Cognates include (etyl) (m) ((etyl) .


(en noun)
  • general confusion; disorderly mixture; aimless effort; as, a welter of papers and magazines
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • to roll; to wallow
  • (intransitive, sometimes, figurative) to be soaked or steeped in.
  • * Latimer
  • When we welter in pleasures and idleness, then we eat and drink with drunkards.
  • * Spenser
  • These wizards welter in wealth's waves.
  • * Landor
  • the priests at the altar weltering in their blood
  • To rise and fall, as waves; to tumble over, as billows.
  • * Milton
  • the weltering waves
  • * Wordsworth
  • waves that, hardly weltering , die away
  • * Trench
  • through this blindly weltering sea
    Derived terms
    * (l)

    Etymology 2


  • Of horsemen, heavyweight; as, a welter race.
  • Derived terms
    * welter-weight

    Etymology 3

    Compare wilt (intransitive verb).


    (en verb)
  • To wither; to wilt.
  • * I. Taylor
  • Weltered hearts and blighted memories.
    English terms with multiple etymologies ----



    (Webster 1913)


    (en noun)
  • One who welds, or unites pieces of iron, etc., by welding.
  • One who welds, or wields.
  • A manager; an actual occupant.
  • An item of equipment for welding with: an electric welder.
  • Anagrams