- 1[intransitive] wallow (in something) (of large animals or people) to lie and roll about in water or mud, to keep cool or for pleasure hippos wallowing in the river He loves to wallow in a hot bath after a game.
- 2[intransitive] wallow in something (often disapproving) to enjoy something that causes you pleasure She wallowed in the luxury of the hotel. to wallow in despair/self-pity (= to think about your unhappy feelings all the time and seem to be enjoying them)
NAmE//ˈwɑloʊ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wallow
he / she / it wallows
past simple wallowed
-ing form wallowing