- An instance of wallowing.
- A pool of water or mud in which animals wallow.
- A kind of rolling walk.
- (intransitive) To roll one's self about, as in mire; to tumble and roll about; to move lazily or heavily in any medium; to flounder; as, swine wallow in the mire.
- With Smithers out of the picture I was free to in my own crapulence.
- (intransitive) To roll; especially, to roll in anything defile, defiling or unclean.
- (intransitive) To live in filth or gross vice; to disport one's self in a beastly and unworthy manner.
- (intransitive) To wither; to fade.
verb to whinny (intransitive or transitive)
- a gentle neigh
- (context, of a horse) to make a gentle neigh
- An exclamation, a cry, usually of joy.
- A gasp, characteristic of whooping cough.
- (rfv-sense) (context, prison) A sound made by one inmate to warn other inmates that a guard is approaching the area.
- (intransitive) To make a whoop.
- (rfv-sense) (context, prison) To warn a fellow inmate of an approaching guard.
noun (worr, ies)
- A strong feeling of anxiety.
verb (worr, i, ed)
- I'm afflicted by throughout the night.
- An instance or cause of such a feeling.
- My main is that I'll miss the train.
- (context, transitive, obsolete, except in Scots) To strangle.
- (transitive) To seize or shake by the throat, especially of a dog or wolf.
- Your dog's been worrying sheep again.
- (transitive) To harass; to irritate or distress.
- The President was worried into military action by persistent advisors.
- (transitive) Disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress.
- Your tone of voice worries me.
- (intransitive) To be troubled, to give way to mental anxiety.
- Stop worrying about your test, it'll be fine.