slabber

1 of 3

verb

slab·​ber
ˈslabə(r)
-ed/-ing/-s
1
: slobber, drool
also : drivel
2
: gorge, bolt

slabber

2 of 3

noun (1)

"
plural -s

slabber

3 of 3

noun (2)

slab·​ber
ˈslabə(r),
-laab-
plural -s
: one that slabs: such as
a
: a saw for slabbing logs
b
: a machine for cutting soap into slabs
c
: milling machine
especially : planomiller
d
: a person that forms slabs (as by cutting) or fixes slabs in place (as by cementing)
e
: an operator of any slabber

Word History

Etymology

Verb

probably from Dutch slabberen, frequentative of slabben to slaver, from Middle Dutch

Noun (2)

slab entry 2 + -er

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“Slabber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slabber. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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