How Do You Spell WHELM?

Correct spelling for the English word "whelm" is [w_ˈɛ_l_m], [wˈɛlm], [wˈɛlm]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of WHELM

  1. To cover with water or other fluid; to immerse deeply; to overburden.

Common Misspellings for WHELM

Below is the list of 182 misspellings for the word "whelm".

Usage Examples for WHELM

  1. To think of every early scene, Of what we are, and what we've been, Would whelm some softer hearts with woe- But mine, alas! - "Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey" by Washington Irving
  2. She was the poor sacrifice of events and fate- the Iphigenia to the Winds which were to bear the bark of Rome to the haven, or, it might be, to whelm it in the abyss. - "Rienzi" by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  3. Wing the dove's flight, The black hawk smite; Back to its nest let the white dove flee, Whelm the black hawk beneath the sea. - "The Corsair King" by Mór Jókai
  4. But if there is a wise man anywhere he will make terms with me, and will set himself to guide the underlying forces that may otherwise whelm everything. - "Caves of Terror" by Talbot Mundy