"grovel" Definition

  1. adv. To creep on the earth, or with the face to the ground; to lie prone, or move uneasily with the body prostrate on the earth; to lie fiat on one's belly, expressive of abjectness; to crawl.
  2. adv. To tend toward, or delight in, what is sensual or base; to be low, abject, or mean.

More About grovel

Position in dictionary: 43509 of 111710 words.
Word Type: adv., adv.,
Words that start with "grovel": 6
Words that end with "grovel": 1
Words that contain "grovel": 6
Next words in dictionary: groveled, groveler, groveling, grovelled, grovelling
Previous words in dictionary: grove, grouty, groutnol, grouting, grouthead

English Dictionary Definition of grovel

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