Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Trooper York's Word of the Day




  1. (chiefly of large mammals) roll about or lie relaxed in mud or water, especially to keep cool, avoid biting insects, or spread scent.
    "watering places where buffalo liked to wallow"
    loll about/around · lie about/around · tumble about/around · splash about/around · slosh · wade · paddle · slop · squelch · welter · splosh
  2. (wallow in)
    (of a person) indulge in an unrestrained way in (something that creates a pleasurable sensation).
    "I was wallowing in the luxury of the hotel" · 
    luxuriate · bask · take pleasure · take satisfaction · indulge (oneself) · delight · 
  1. an act of wallowing.
    "a wallow in nostalgia"
  2. an area of mud or shallow water where mammals go to wallow, typically developing into a depression in the ground over long use.
    "a buffalo wallow"


chickelit said...

Sixty’s people pronounce it “waller.”

The Dude said...

Okay, I laughed!

Calypso Facto said...

Wallow, allow, fallow, marshmallow ... without a rhyme among them.

edutcher said...

Ah, yes, I remember it well.