- tasteless; insipid
- sour; bitter
C16: perhaps alteration of dialect wearish, probably of Germanic origin
Examples from the Web for wersh
It is very unsavory (Scottice: wersh); and no matter how much one may eat, two hours afterward he is as hungry as ever.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
Betterton is bitter bad; Ogle, "wersh as cauld parritch without sawte!"
The soul sickens at the monotonous sweetness of such a wersh existence.