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slobber

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verb slob·ber \ˈslä-bər\

Simple Definition of slobber

  • : to let saliva or liquid flow from your mouth

Full Definition of slobber

slob·beredslob·ber·ing play \-b(ə-)riŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to let saliva dribble from the mouth :  drool

  3. 2 :  to indulge the feelings effusively and without restraint

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to smear with or as if with dribbling saliva or food

slob·ber·er play \-bər-ər\ noun

Examples of slobber

  1. Her baby just slobbered on the blanket.

  2. The puppy slobbered all over me.



Origin of slobber

Middle English sloberen to eat in a slovenly manner; akin to Low German slubberen to sip


First Known Use: 1607

Rhymes with slobber


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slobber

noun slob·ber

Definition of slobber

  1. 1 :  saliva drooled from the mouth

  2. 2 :  driveling, sloppy, or incoherent utterance

slob·bery play \ˈslä-b(ə-)rē\ adjective


Examples of slobber

  1. <the dog got slobber all over our tennis ball>

  2. <I couldn't make out any of the panhandler's slobber, but I gave the poor soul a buck anyway.>



Circa 1755

First Known Use of slobber

circa 1755




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