verb (used without object)
Origin of wallow
Examples from the Web for wallowing
Instead of wallowing in comedy exile, Slate was earning a book deal.The Curious Little Shell That Restarted Jenny Slate’s Career|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Palestinians are playing the blame game with American help and Israelis are wallowing in their culture of guilt.
I managed to put this information in a box for the rest of the session and focus on my wallowing.‘LA Shrinks’: A Television Writer Discovers His Shrink Is on a Bravo Reality Show|Mike Chessler|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Folks online are wallowing in Romney saying that as governor he wanted "binders of women."
And so, wallowing in just such a sentiment last week while watching the series wind down, I had my omigod moment.‘House, M.D.’ Series Finale: Almost Like Saying Goodbye to a Friend|Malcolm Jones|May 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Astern the Neptune was wallowing slowly in our wake, under reduced canvas.The Quest of the 'Golden Hope'|Percy F. Westerman
Sometimes it brings them to a rhinoceros, wallowing in a mud pool.Insect Architecture|James Rennie
Wallowing and plunging, They seek their path, The smoke of their snorting Hangs in the sky.Irradiations; Sand and Spray|John Gould Fletcher
The head of that great establishment was not wallowing in the fat of the land to the exclusion of envious baron or starving churl.The Eighteen Christian Centuries|James White
The fat pig rolls in wallowing rapture, defying his friends to make pork of him yet, and hugs with complacence unpickleable hams.Mary Anerley|R. D. Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for wallowing
Word Origin for wallow
Word Origin and History for wallowing
Old English wealwian "to roll," from West Germanic *walwojan, from PIE *wel- "to roll" (see volvox). Figurative sense of "to plunge and remain in some state or condition" is attested from early 13c. Related: Wallowed; wallowing. The noun is recorded from 1590s.