welp [ welp ]
1. an informal variant of well used to indicate disappointment, resignation, or acceptance at the beginning of an utterance: Welp, this might not work out for us after all.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH WELP
Origin: First recorded in 1945–50; form of well as an isolated or emphatic utterance, with an excrescent p representing closing of the lips, creating an unreleased labial stop; compare the parallel use of p in nope and yup.
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELP
I can not put myself in no dainger for you, Sir, nor won't hold back the truth, so welp me.
CHECKMATE|JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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