Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of wallow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of rolling, as in mire.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Roll Call of the Cowed and the Sameful-Shameful yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Roll Call of the Cowed and the Sameful-Shameful'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: For President Bushmaster - a bushmaster is a highly venomous snake, extraordinarily dangerous to humans, that inhabits the Southern tropics (See, I can match \'em bam-for-BAM!) - to suggest it was "disgusting" is so like a hog calling a wallowing pig filthy.'

    Roll Call of the Cowed and the Sameful-Shameful

  • A couple of hours later, Obama campaign manager David Plouffe defended Gen. McPeak's comparison of Bill Clinton to Joe McCarthy and slammed Hillary for "wallowing" in lobbyist cash.

    Judas vs. Joe McCarthy - Real Clear Politics – TIME.com

  • Market technicians are divided on whether the bear-market lows are about to break in a cascading selloff or whether recent action is a repeat of the "wallowing" pattern that occurred around the lows of the last bear market in 2002 through early 2003.

    Wal-Mart, P&G Rise as GM, Citigroup Fall

  • And the balsamic-incensey base makes L'Eau de L'Eau the kind of darkly-melancholic scent I like to wear for comfort on my "wallowing" days.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • I'm not really feeling that bad, I'm just kind of wallowing in it.

    Winter Blues

  • The world as a realm of sensual pleasures is a mire we risk "wallowing" in, such that our spiritual/intellectual soul/vision can't break through.

    A Dark And Hidden God

  • LIZ CHADDERDON, DEMOCRATIC STRATEGIST: Well, I thought it reminded me a lot of the debate in Myrtle Beach about a week ago with the Democrats, where the two front-runners were kind of wallowing in the mud, duking -- duking it out.

    CNN Transcript Jan 31, 2008

  • And in some ways, it's good because it's very grounding to come back from all of that and be frustrating to doing school run, and living a normal life, and not kind of wallowing in what you've seen and all the horror and.

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2008

  • As he told us on a visit, his management style includes "wallowing" in data about a problem, analyzing that data like the business consultant he once was, and then using it to devise a solution.

    Romney's Convictions

  • There was no need, based on the letter I read, to throw around words like 'wallowing', 'clueless' or 'self-absorbed whiner', even hypothetically.

    Priming the clue gun

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