Griffin welcomed 2010 the way only she could—by dropping the F bomb.
“Almost any other conservative with a pulse would be a welcomed improvement over Alexander,” the editors wrote.
Maybe Republicans feared this as much as Democrats have now welcomed it, with a resounding chorus of relief.
He spoke of the death threats that had welcomed him upon his arrival in Memphis.
The first report was welcomed by many whose views on Islam overlapped or bordered those presented by Breivik in his manifesto.
Major Phillips was welcomed with both hands and tucked into the car.
William was, of course, welcomed as a witness by the non-Mormons.
She said it smilingly, as if she welcomed her lot as a predestined old maid.
She was welcomed, therefore, as one who had come from the grave.
The proponents of Marxism were welcomed into China as trusted friends.
Old English wilcuma, exclamation of kindly greeting, from earlier wilcuma (n.) "welcome guest," literally "one whose coming is in accord with another's will," from willa "pleasure, desire, choice" (see will (v.)) + cuma "guest," related to cuman (see come). Cf. Old High German willicomo, Middle Dutch wellecome. Meaning "entertainment or public reception as a greeting" is recorded from 1530. You're welcome as a formulaic response to thank you is attested from 1907. Welcome mat first recorded 1951; welcome wagon is attested from 1961.
Old English wilcumian, from wilcuma (see welcome (n.)). Related: Welcomed; welcoming.