from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who grovels; a person of a base, mean, groveling disposition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who grovels; an abject wretch.
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- noun A person who
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect
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Act III: Heh, O'Neill forced to sign a letter of apology to the Goa'uld, written by the 'groveler' Jackson.
C'mon already - I am a professional - not a professional groveler!
The Hilton Hospital Mother Jones RN 2007
BOB LIVINGSTON, PRESIDENT, THE LIVINGSTON GROUP: It's an adjustment from going from grovelee to groveler.
O that I could avoid looking down upon thee, mean groveler, and abject as insulting — Let me withdraw!
Clarissa Harlowe 2006
Complete ruler of men, complex mixture of coward and braggart and groveler, savior and destroyer.
The Grass Crown McCullough, Colleen, 1937- 1991
It is told that Halvor, a typical good-for-nothing fellow and groveler-in-the-ashes, has arrived at a castle inhabited by a princess and a three-headed troll.
"Base groveler!" said he, "if you can't rise to the level of the occasion, don't butt in."
Aladdin & Co. A Romance of Yankee Magic Herbert Quick 1893
I could avoid looking down upon thee, mean groveler, and abject as insulting -- Let me withdraw!
Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady — Volume 6 Samuel Richardson 1725
What other ridiculous group are you going to be the proud groveler of?
What other ridiculous group are you going to be the proud groveler ...