Translation of wallow in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈwɑːləʊ; ˈwɒləʊ/

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 caliente
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    • 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.
    1.2 (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
  • 2 [ship/boat] bambolearse
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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 revolcarse 1.2 countable/numerable (place) revolcadero (masculine)

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