WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
wal•low /ˈwɑloʊ/USA pronunciation  v. 
    [+ in + object]
  1. to roll around, as in mud:The pigs were wallowing in the mud.
  2. to indulge oneself; remain in a given state or condition for a long time:to wallow in self-pity.

n. [countable]
  1. an act or instance of wallowing.
  2. a place in which animals wallow.


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wallow /ˈwɒləʊ/ vb (intransitive)
  1. (esp of certain animals) to roll about in mud, water, etc, for pleasure
  2. to move about with difficulty
  3. to indulge oneself in possessions, emotion, etc: to wallow in self-pity
n
  1. the act or an instance of wallowing
  2. a muddy place or depression where animals wallow
Etymology: Old English wealwian to roll (in mud); related to Latin volvere to turn, Greek oulos curly, Russian valun round pebble

ˈwallower n



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