Definitions for wallowˈwɒl oʊ

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  1. wallow(noun)

    a puddle where animals go to wallow

  2. wallow(verb)

    an indolent or clumsy rolling about

    "a good wallow in the water"

  3. wallow(verb)

    devote oneself entirely to something; indulge in to an immoderate degree, usually with pleasure

    "Wallow in luxury"; "wallow in your sorrows"

  4. wallow, welter(verb)

    roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"

  5. billow, wallow(verb)

    rise up as if in waves

    "smoke billowed up into the sky"

  6. wallow, rejoice, triumph(verb)

    be ecstatic with joy

  7. wallow(verb)

    delight greatly in

    "wallow in your success!"

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  1. Wallow(noun)

    to roll one's self about, as in mire; to tumble and roll about; to move lazily or heavily in any medium; to flounder; as, swine wallow in the mire

  2. Wallow(noun)

    to live in filth or gross vice; to disport one's self in a beastly and unworthy manner

  3. Wallow(noun)

    to wither; to fade

  4. Wallow(verb)

    to roll; esp., to roll in anything defiling or unclean

  5. Wallow(noun)

    a kind of rolling walk

  6. Origin: [OE. walwen, AS. wealwian; akin to Goth. walwjan (in comp.) to roll, L. volvere; cf. Skr. val to turn. 147. Cf. Voluble Well, n.]


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