5 letter words with ELS in the middle

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words with ELS in the middle in English

Common 5 letter words with ELS in the middle with meaning


Parts of Speech: verb, adjective, noun


  • verb: to fail to meet an obligation or promise
  • adjective: relating to Wales or its people or language
  • noun: a person from Wales or a speaker of Welsh


  • US: /wɛlʃ/
  • UK: /wɛlʃ/

Origin and Usage:

The verb "welsh" is considered offensive by some people and has been replaced by the term "renege" in some contexts. The adjective and noun forms of "Welsh" refer to Wales, a country in the United Kingdom, or its people or language.


  • verb: renege, break a promise, default
  • adjective: Cymric, Cambrian
  • noun: Welshman, Welshwoman, Cymro, Cymraes

Related Words:

  • Welch
  • Wales
  • whale
  • wheel
  • while

Example Sentences:

  • He welshed on his promise to pay back the loan.
  • The Welsh language is spoken by a minority of people in Wales.
  • She is a proud Welshwoman who loves her countrys culture.