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The Collaborative Dictionary

Welsher \Welsh"er\, n. One who cheats at a horse race; one who bets, without a chance of being able to pay; one who receives money to back certain horses and absconds with it. [Written also welcher.] [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster]

Word Net

welsher n : someone who swindles you by not repaying a debt or wager [syn: welcher]

Moby Thesaurus

clock watcher, defaulter, delinquent, eye-servant, goldbrick, goldbricker, levanter, malingerer, nonpayer, old soldier, shirk, shirker, skulk, skulker, slacker, soldier, tax dodger, tax evader, truant
see Welsher



  1. alternative spelling of welcher
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