wallow: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (wol'ō), [key]
- to roll about or lie in water, snow, mud, dust, or the like, as for refreshment: Goats wallowed in the dust.
- to live self-indulgently; luxuriate; revel: to wallow in luxury; to wallow in sentimentality.
- to flounder about; move along or proceed clumsily or with difficulty: A gunboat wallowed toward port.
- to surge up or billow forth, as smoke or heat: Waves of black smoke wallowed into the room.
- an act or instance of wallowing.
- a place in which animals wallow: hog wallow; an elephant wallow.
- the indentation produced by animals wallowing: a series of wallows across the farmyard.
- wallow (Thesaurus)