Definitions for wallow
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wallow.
a puddle where animals go to wallow
an indolent or clumsy rolling about
"a good wallow in the water"
devote oneself entirely to something; indulge in to an immoderate degree, usually with pleasure
"Wallow in luxury"; "wallow in your sorrows"
roll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"
rise up as if in waves
"smoke billowed up into the sky"
wallow, rejoice, triumphverb
be ecstatic with joy
delight greatly in
"wallow in your success!"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A kind of rolling walk.
Etymology: from the verb.
One taught the toss, and one the French new wallow;
His sword-knot this, his cravat that design’d. Dryden.
Etymology: walugan, Gothick; walwian , Saxon.
Part, huge of bulk!
Wallowing unwieldy, enormous in their gait,
Tempest the ocean. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. vii.
Gird thee with sackcloth, and wallow thyself in ashes. Jer. vi.
Dead bodies, in all places of the camp, wallowed in their own blood. Richard Knolles, Hist. of the Turks.
A boar was wallowing in the water, when a horse was going to drink. Roger L'Estrange.
God sees a man wallowing in his native impurity, delivered over as an absolute captive to sin, polluted with its guilt, and enslaved by its power; and in this most loathsome condition, fixes upon him as an object of his distinguishing mercy. South.
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
to live in filth or gross vice; to disport one's self in a beastly and unworthy manner
to wither; to fade
to roll; esp., to roll in anything defiling or unclean
a kind of rolling walk
Etymology: [OE. walwen, AS. wealwian; akin to Goth. walwjan (in comp.) to roll, L. volvere; cf. Skr. val to turn. 147. Cf. Voluble Well, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wol′ō, v.i. to roll about, as in mire: to live in filth or gross vice.—n. the place an animal wallows in.—n. Wall′ower. [A.S. wealwian—L. volvĕre.]
wol′ō, v.i. (prov.) to fade away.
The numerical value of wallow in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of wallow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
There are these and other great causes that we were elected overwhelmingly to carry forward in November of 1972. And what we were elected to do, we are going to do, and let others wallow in Watergate, we are going to do our job.
seeing is believing they say and if boundaries are limitless are we? or is existence twofold and doomed before the sights are set and if so does God really weep for humanity and must we continue to seek sustenance through escapism and do sporting events in all their microcosmic glory refute the tenets of nihilism or should we simply accept and wallow in our ignorance unbearable lightness of being creatures who feelwhat -- I don’t know
It is the mark of a mean, vulgar and ignoble spirit to dwell on the thought of food before meal times or worse to dwell on it afterwards, to discuss it and wallow in the remembered pleasures of every mouthful. Those whose minds dwell before dinner on the spit, and after on the dishes, are fit only to be scullions.
When a mayor has swagger, New York City has swagger, we've allowed people to beat us down so much that all we did was wallow in Covid -- New York City's all we did -- and we no longer believe this is a city of swagger, this is a city of resiliency. ... We're going to survive.
I know that for many women right now, there is a sentiment of despair, but again, we have to band together and not wallow. We have to do the work. This moment requires unity – really listening to people, understanding the Constitution was written at a time when women were second-class citizens. We’re not. Certain things need to change.
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- kieriskellä, rypeäFinnish
- se vautrer, se complaireFrench
- hentereg, dagonyázik, hempereg, dagonya, dagonyázás, fetrengHungarian
- zwelgen, wentelenDutch
- tarzać sięPolish
- вянуть, погрязнуть, купаться, лужа, увядать, валятьсяRussian
- ogreznuti, ukaljati se, uvaljati se, valjati seSerbo-Croatian
- vältra sigSwedish
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