wallower

[ wol-oh-er ]
/ ˈwɒl oʊ ər /
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noun

a person or thing that wallows.
(in a windmill) a horizontal gear driven off the brake wheel.

Nearby words

  1. wallop,
  2. walloper,
  3. walloping,
  4. wallow,
  5. wallowa mountains,
  6. wallpaper,
  7. wallposter,
  8. walls have ears,
  9. walls have ears, the,
  10. wallsend

Origin of wallower

First recorded in 1540–50; wallow + -er1

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for wallower

  • "Us wur agin it very strong, because it had never been properly explained," said the Wallower in Wealth.

    A Drake by George!|John Trevena
  • "When furniture be left to more than one person simultaneous, 'tis usual to divide it," explained the Wallower of Wealth.

    A Drake by George!|John Trevena
  • "Mrs. Drake left all your furniture to Kezia," shouted the Wallower in Wealth.

    A Drake by George!|John Trevena
  • "Other folk would want to be paid the same as me," said the Wallower in Wealth.

    A Drake by George!|John Trevena