Definitions for wallower

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wal•lowˈwɒl oʊ(v.i.)

  1. to roll about or lie in water, mud, dust, etc., as for refreshment:

    goats wallowing in the dust.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  2. to indulge oneself; luxuriate; revel:

    to wallow in luxury; to wallow in sentimentality.

  3. to flounder about; move or proceed clumsily.

  4. to billow forth, as smoke.

  5. (n.)an act or instance of wallowing.

  6. a place in which animals wallow.

Origin of wallow:

bef. 900; ME walwen, OE wealwian to roll, c. Go af-walwjan to roll away; akin to L volvere to roll

wal′low•er(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. wallower(Noun)

    Agent noun of wallow; one who wallows.

  2. wallower(Noun)

    A lantern wheel; a trundle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wallower(noun)

    one who, or that which, wallows

  2. Wallower(noun)

    a lantern wheel; a trundle

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