[no object] North American informal
Feel happy and proud: forgive me if I’m kvelling, but this boy will make us proud
1960s: from Yiddish kveln, from Middle High German, literally 'well up'.
You sail and spot whale
Which eats krill with skill.
and feel well.
You're proud and shout loud.
"To shore!" There's no more.
Words are a game. Sometimes I play alone, but you are welcome to play, too.