- 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.
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- 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.
- 1.1 (action) (no plural/sin plural) I'm off for a wallow in the bath me voy a dar un baño largo y relajante hippos go there for a wallow los hipopótamos van a ese lugar para revolcarseMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (place) revolcadero (masculine)
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- But the music is often painfully beautiful, especially the love song Marie and the emotional wallow of Guilty, and Newman's craftsmanship is consistently staggering.
- The animal-impulse of Miniature Golf rivalry can end in the victorious wallow of gratification or the blaze-of-glory, club-throwing tanty.
- My nightly wallow has become such a ritual that I rarely miss it, regardless of where I am or at what time I get in - and if the water is anything less than piping hot, I'd rather go without.
- They are great diggers of wallows and water-holes and they help other animals to access water.
- We often observed confused babirusas searching for lost wallows and pangi trees, and each day saw babirusa skulls lying in the clear streams - remains of the logging team's meal the previous evening.
- Subdominant males form separate bachelor groups often in isolated ponds or wallows.