Thesaurus

wallowing

verb , present participle of wallow

Synonyms and Antonyms of wallowing

1 to completely give (oneself) over to something (such as an emotion)
  • After being laid off, he spent much of his time wallowing in self-pity.
  • They wallowed in all the indulgences provided by the resort.
Synonyms and Near Synonyms of wallowing
Antonyms and Near Antonyms of wallowing
2 to roll around in an ungainly manner
  • We saw a herd of cattle wallowing in the marsh.
Synonyms and Near Synonyms of wallowing
Antonyms and Near Antonyms of wallowing


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up wallowing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a topic to which one constantly reverts

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!