Synonyms and Antonyms of drool

  1. 1 language, behavior, or ideas that are absurd and contrary to good sense the only thing more pathetic than the pop psychologist who gushed such drool was the public that lapped it up Synonyms applesauce [slang], balderdash, baloney (also boloney), beans, bilge, blah (also blah-blah), blarney, blather, blatherskite, blither, bosh, bull [slang], bunk, bunkum (or buncombe), claptrap, codswallop [British], crapola [slang], crock, drivel, nonsense, fiddle, fiddle-faddle, fiddlesticks, flannel [British], flapdoodle, folderol (also falderal), folly, foolishness, fudge, garbage, guff, hogwash, hokeypokey, hokum, hoodoo, hooey, horsefeathers [slang], humbug, humbuggery, jazz, malarkey (also malarky), moonshine, muck, nerts [slang], nuts, piffle, poppycock, punk, rot, rubbish, senselessness, silliness, slush, stupidity, taradiddle (or tarradiddle), tommyrot, tosh, trash, trumpery, twaddleRelated Words absurdity, asininity, fatuity, foolery, idiocy, imbecility, inaneness, inanity, insanity, kookiness, lunacy; absurdness, craziness, madness, senselessness, witlessness; hoity-toity, monkey business, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s), tomfoolery; gas, hot air, rigmarole (also rigamarole); double-talk, greek, hocus-pocusNear Antonyms levelheadedness, rationality, reasonability, reasonableness, sensibleness; common sense, horse sense, sense; discernment, judgment (or judgement), wisdom

  2. 2 the fluid that is secreted into the mouth by certain glands the baby left a puddle of drool on my shirt Synonyms saliva, slaver, slobber, spit, spittleRelated Words foam, froth; expectoration, salivation, sputum



Synonyms and Antonyms of drool

  1. 1 to let saliva or some other substance flow from the mouth the dog drooled when we put the steak down on the floor Synonyms dribble, drivel, salivate, slaver, slobber Related Words water; expectorate, spit; foam, froth, splutter; sputter

  2. 2 to make an exaggerated display of affection or enthusiasm middle-aged men drooling over a starlet half their age Synonyms gush, effuse, enthuse, fuss, rave, rhapsodize, slobberRelated Words dote (on), fawn; emote

  3. 3 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly stop drooling, slow down, and take a deep breath, because I can't understand you Synonyms bumble, chat, chatter, drivel, babble, gabble, gibber, jabber, prattle, sputterRelated Words blabber, blather, bleat, blither, gab, jangle, jaw, patter, prate, rattle, run on, smatter, tittle-tattle, troll, yak (also yack); chunter [British], maunder, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter; stammer, stutter; screech, shout, shriekNear Antonyms articulate, enunciate, pronounce

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