slobber over

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of slobber over

informal
:to show that one likes (someone or something) in an excessive and uncontrolled way
  • His friends were slobbering (all) over his new sports car.

Word by Word Definitions

slobber play
  1. : to let saliva dribble from the mouth : drool

  2. : to indulge the feelings effusively and without restraint

  3. : to smear with or as if with dribbling saliva or food

  1. : saliva drooled from the mouth

  2. : driveling, sloppy, or incoherent utterance

over play
  1. : across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

  2. : forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  3. : across the brim

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

  2. used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

  3. used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. : upper, higher

  2. : outer, covering

  3. : excessive

  1. : to leap over

  1. : so as to exceed or surpass

  2. : excessive

  3. : to an excessive degree


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