Share this entry

British English: /ˈɡrɒv(ə)l/
, /ˈɡrʌv(ə)l/
American English: /ˈɡrɑvəl/
, /ˈɡrəvəl/

Translation of grovel in Italian:

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -ll- -l- (American English)

  • 1
    also: grovel about grovel around
    strisciare per terra, camminare bocconi
  • 2 [figurative] (humbly)
    strisciare, umiliarsi to somebody (before somebody davanti a qualcuno)
    to grovel at somebody's feet
    strisciare ai piedi di qualcuno

Definition of grovel in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources


    Next Score: