Wilsome definition

(UK dialectal) Willful; obstinate; stubborn.
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(UK dialectal) Loved; desirable; amiable.
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(UK dialectal) Fat; indolent.
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(UK dialectal) Wandering; devious.
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(UK dialectal) Doubtful; uncertain.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of wilsome - willsome

Origin of wilsome

  • From Middle English wilsum, wilsom, wildsom, probably after Old Norse villusamr (“erroneous, false”), equivalent to will (“wild”) +‎ -some. Cognate with Scots wilsum (“treacherous, wandering”).

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  • From Middle English wilsom, equivalent to will (“desire”) +‎ -some.

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