German translation of grovelling
or groveling (US)
Kriecherei f (inf)
Example Sentences Including 'grovelling'
I'd go back there, make a success of whatever it is you want to do, and make them do the grovelling.TICKLED PINK (2002)
All were grovelling on their faces, wailing and shrieking for pardon.The Complete Stories Volume 2
`Well, then, why didn't you just destroy him when he was grovelling in front of you?A Time of War
Trends of 'grovelling'
View usage over:
⇒ to grovel to or before sb(figurative)
vor jdm kriechen(in apology),
vor jdm zu Kreuze kriechen
Example Sentences Including 'grovel'
All right, Charles, you don't have to grovel on all fours!Absolute Truths
And what better use can we find for those degenerates who grovel in your gutters, or sell themselves for money?Night Sisters
I would do a minimum to find the dog's owners, and if I could not, why then he could yap and grovel at my heels for ever, disgracing me.NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
Translation of grovelling from the Collins English to German Dictionary