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drooling

adjective

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drooling

verb
present participle of drool

Synonyms & Antonyms of drooling (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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“Drooling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drooling. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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