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slaver

play
verb sla·ver \ˈsla-vər, ˈslā-, ˈslä-\

Definition of slaver

slavered

;

slavering

play \-v(ə-)riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  drool, slobber

  3. transitive verb
  4. archaic :  to smear with or as if with saliva

Examples of slaver in a Sentence

  1. a dog slavering over a bone

Origin and Etymology of slaver

Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse slafra to slaver; akin to Middle Dutch slabben to slaver


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slaver

noun sla·ver

Definition of slaver

  1. :  saliva dribbling from the mouth

First Known Use of slaver

14th century


3

slaver

play
noun slav·er \ˈslā-vər\

Definition of slaver

  1. 1a :  a ship used in the slave tradeb :  a person engaged in the slave trade

  2. 2 :  white slaver

Origin and Etymology of slaver

1slave


SLAVER Defined for English Language Learners

slaver

play
verb

Definition of slaver for English Language Learners

  • : to allow liquid to drip out of the mouth


Medical Dictionary

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slaver

play play play
intransitive verb sla·ver \ˈslav-ər, ˈslāv-, ˈsläv-\

Medical Definition of slaver

slavered

;

slavering

\-(ə-)riŋ\play
  1. :  drool


2

slaver

noun sla·ver

Medical Definition of slaver

  1. :  saliva dribbling from the mouth



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