weller

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

well +‎ -er

Adjective[edit]

weller

  1. comparative form of well: more well
    • 1822, Charles and Mary Lamb, The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb (Vol. 6)[1]:
      Emma is looking weller and handsomer (as you say) than ever.
    • 1913, Henry Sydnor Harrison, V. V.'s Eyes[2]:
      He forgot the Huns; forgot John the Baptist; forgot even his sick, till one of the weller of them (as we may assume) knocked memorially upon his door....
    • 1922, Samuel Hopkins Adams, From a Bench in Our Square[3]:
      Now we come home he is already weller.
    • 1934, P. L. Travers, Mary Poppins:
      “I’m not ill. I’m weller than you,” said Michael rudely.