slobber


1slob·ber

verb \ˈslä-bər\

: to let saliva or liquid flow from your mouth

slob·beredslob·ber·ing \-b(ə-)riŋ\

Full Definition of SLOBBER

intransitive verb
1
:  to let saliva dribble from the mouth :  drool
2
:  to indulge the feelings effusively and without restraint
transitive verb
:  to smear with or as if with dribbling saliva or food
slob·ber·er \-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

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2slobber

noun

Definition of SLOBBER

1
:  saliva drooled from the mouth
2
:  driveling, sloppy, or incoherent utterance
slob·bery \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.>

First Known Use of SLOBBER

circa 1755

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