Meaning of grovel
Pronunciation: (gruv'ul, grov'-), [key]
— -eled, -el•ing -elled, -el•ling.
- to humble oneself or act in an abject manner, as in great fear or utter servility.
- to lie or crawl with the face downward and the body prostrate, esp. in abject humility, fear, etc.
- to take pleasure in mean or base things.
- grovel (Thesaurus)