intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 1.1 (bathe) [animal] revolcarse* hippos wallowing in mud hipopótamos revolcándose en el lodo I love to wallow in a hot bath me encanta estarme horas disfrutando de un baño calienteMore example sentences1.2 (delight) she wallowed in her new-found fame se regodeaba con su fama recién adquirida to wallow in self-pity regodearse or deleitarse en la autocompasión
- There was the engine, sparkling clean and just waiting to purr like a kitten, but the rest of the boat looked like a greased pig had wallowed up and down the route to the engine compartment many times.
- When the giant waves struck the coast of Kenya, Owen was wallowing with his herd in the ocean near the mouth of the Sabaki River.
- Cape buffalo prefer areas of open pasture, close to jungle and swampy ground where they can wallow.
- 2 [ship/boat] bambolearseMore example sentences
- However, don't think Queen Mary 2 is another clone for the lumbering, simpering, overblown jolly boats wallowing and waddling around the world's sunshine destinations.
- Video showed the aircraft wallowing through the air at a very low speed - it must be remembered that the landing gear was down.
- The ship wallowed through waves up to 30 feet high in the treacherous Drake's Passage.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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