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slobber

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verb slob·ber \ ˈslä-bər \

Definition of slobber

slobbered; slobbering play \ˈslä-b(ə-)riŋ\
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

slobberer

play \ˈslä-bər-ər\ noun

Examples of slobber in a Sentence

  1. Her baby just slobbered on the blanket.

  2. The puppy slobbered all over me.

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Origin and Etymology of slobber

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

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slobber

noun

Definition of slobber

1 :saliva drooled from the mouth
2 :driveling, sloppy, or incoherent utterance

slobbery

play \ˈslä-b(ə-)rē\ adjective

Examples of slobber in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of slobber

circa 1755

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SLOBBER Defined for English Language Learners

slobber

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verb

Definition of slobber for English Language Learners

  • : to let saliva or liquid flow from your mouth


SLOBBER Defined for Kids

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slobber

play
verb slob·ber \ ˈslä-bər \

Definition of slobber for Students

slobbered; slobbering
:to let saliva or liquid dribble from the mouth

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slobber

noun

Definition of slobber for Students

:dripping saliva


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