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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 the fluid that is secreted into the mouth by certain glands
  • the baby left a puddle of drool on my shirt

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Synonyms & Antonyms of drool (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to let saliva or some other substance flow from the mouth
  • the dog drooled when we put the steak down on the floor

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2 to make an exaggerated display of affection or enthusiasm
  • middle-aged men drooling over a starlet half their age

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3 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly
  • stop drooling, slow down, and take a deep breath, because I can't understand you

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The first known use of drool was in 1802

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“Drool.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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