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drool

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verb \ˈdrül\

Simple Definition of drool

  • : to let saliva flow out from the mouth

  • : to show admiration or desire for something in an exaggerated way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of drool

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to secrete saliva in anticipation of food b :  drivel 1

  3. 2 :  to make an effusive show of pleasure or often envious or covetous appreciation

  4. 3 :  to talk nonsense

  5. transitive verb
  6. :  to express sentimentally or effusively

Examples of drool in a sentence

  1. <the dog drooled when we put the steak down on the floor>

  2. <middle-aged men drooling over a starlet half their age>



Origin of drool

perhaps alteration of drivel


First Known Use: 1802


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drool

noun

Simple Definition of drool

  • : saliva that drips from the mouth

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of drool

  1. 1 :  saliva trickling from the mouth

  2. 2 :  nonsense

Examples of drool in a sentence

  1. He wiped the drool from the baby's face.

  2. <the only thing more pathetic than the pop psychologist who gushed such drool was the public that lapped it up>



1869

First Known Use of drool

1869


DROOL Defined for Kids

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drool

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verb \ˈdrül\

Definition of drool for Students

drooleddrooling

  1. :  to let saliva drip from the mouth




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drool

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noun

Definition of drool for Students

  1. :  saliva that drips from the mouth




Medical Dictionary

drool

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intransitive verb \ˈdrül\

Medical Definition of drool

  1. 1:  to secrete saliva in anticipation of food

  2. 2:  to let saliva or some other substance flow from the mouth <side effects included drowsiness and drooling>

drool noun




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