[ US /ˈwɑɫoʊ/ ]
[ UK /wˈɒlə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. delight greatly in
    wallow in your success!
  2. roll around
    pigs were wallowing in the mud
  3. rise up as if in waves
    smoke billowed up into the sky
  4. devote oneself entirely to something; indulge in to an immoderate degree, usually with pleasure
    Wallow in luxury
    wallow in your sorrows
  5. be ecstatic with joy
  1. an indolent or clumsy rolling about
    a good wallow in the water
  2. a puddle where animals go to wallow
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How To Use wallow In A Sentence

  • The pills should be swallowed whole.
  • We had a gam one day, on this voyage, with a Yankee whale-ship, and a first-rate gam it was, for, as the Yankee had gammed three days before with another English ship, we got a lot of news second-hand; and, as we had not seen a new face for many months, we felt towards those Yankees like brothers, and swallowed all they had to tell us like men starving for news. Fighting the Whales
  • A recent issue of Gastroenterology reports on animal studies describing a swallowable capsule that can transmit video images as it travels through the small intestine.
  • After they are separated, the keepers feed the chicks by hand and must teach them to swallow whole fish.
  • I swallowed my tears and washed my face in the small sink in the adjacent lavatory.
  • Northern migratory species winter in the savanna, such as spotted sandpiper Actitis macularia, barn swallow Hirundo rustica and blackpoll warbler Dendroica striata. Canaima National Park, Venezuela
  • Jayson drew his swallow and jumped off his stead as Virgo let out a bellow as he tried to scare off the attackers.
  • Also well known is hydrophobia, literally ‘fear of water ‘, as a name for rabies, which sometimes appears to cause such a sensation in sufferers because it makes the throat swell and so it becomes difficult for the victim to swallow.’
  • Bley plays acoustic piano in duo with Steve Swallow, and their rapport projects extraordinary warmth on this delightful album.
  • Perry, in a fishing jacket, moving like a marionette that swallowed a pneumatic drill.
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