verb (used with object), wel·comed, wel·com·ing.
Origin of welcome
Examples from the Web for welcomer
Historical Examples of welcomer
"Oh, that was settled this forenoon, Judge," soothingly explained the other welcomer.Mixed Faces
It's gude to dread the warst, the best will be the welcomer.The Proverbs of Scotland
Reach him the news soon did; and surely none could be welcomer.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XX. (of XXI.)
The more ye draw with you, ye shall be the welcomer yourself.Letters of Samuel Rutherford
Breakfast was given us by the Dutch police official who had been our welcomer.13 Days
John Alan Lyde Caunter
Word Origin for welcome
Old English wilcumian, from wilcuma (see welcome (n.)). Related: Welcomed; welcoming.
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.
see warm welcome; wear out one's welcome; you're welcome.