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drool

 (dro͞ol)
v. drooled, drool·ing, drools
v.intr.
1. To let saliva run from the mouth; drivel.
2. Informal To make an extravagant show of appreciation or desire.
3. Informal To talk nonsense.
v.tr.
To let run from the mouth.
n.
1. Saliva.
2. Informal Senseless talk; drivel.

[Perhaps alteration of drivel.]

drool

(druːl)
vb
(often foll by: over) to show excessive enthusiasm (for) or pleasure (in); gloat (over)
vb, n
another word for drivel1, drivel2, drivel4
[C19: probably alteration of drivel]

drool

(drul)

v.i.
1. to water at the mouth, as in anticipation of food; salivate.
2. to show excessive pleasure or anticipation of pleasure.
3. to talk foolishly.
n.
4. saliva running down from one's mouth; drivel.
[1795–1805]
drool′y, adj. drool•i•er, drool•i•est.

drool


Past participle: drooled
Gerund: drooling

Imperative
drool
drool
Present
I drool
you drool
he/she/it drools
we drool
you drool
they drool
Preterite
I drooled
you drooled
he/she/it drooled
we drooled
you drooled
they drooled
Present Continuous
I am drooling
you are drooling
he/she/it is drooling
we are drooling
you are drooling
they are drooling
Present Perfect
I have drooled
you have drooled
he/she/it has drooled
we have drooled
you have drooled
they have drooled
Past Continuous
I was drooling
you were drooling
he/she/it was drooling
we were drooling
you were drooling
they were drooling
Past Perfect
I had drooled
you had drooled
he/she/it had drooled
we had drooled
you had drooled
they had drooled
Future
I will drool
you will drool
he/she/it will drool
we will drool
you will drool
they will drool
Future Perfect
I will have drooled
you will have drooled
he/she/it will have drooled
we will have drooled
you will have drooled
they will have drooled
Future Continuous
I will be drooling
you will be drooling
he/she/it will be drooling
we will be drooling
you will be drooling
they will be drooling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been drooling
you have been drooling
he/she/it has been drooling
we have been drooling
you have been drooling
they have been drooling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been drooling
you will have been drooling
he/she/it will have been drooling
we will have been drooling
you will have been drooling
they will have been drooling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been drooling
you had been drooling
he/she/it had been drooling
we had been drooling
you had been drooling
they had been drooling
Conditional
I would drool
you would drool
he/she/it would drool
we would drool
you would drool
they would drool
Past Conditional
I would have drooled
you would have drooled
he/she/it would have drooled
we would have drooled
you would have drooled
they would have drooled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drool - pretentious or silly talk or writingdrool - pretentious or silly talk or writing
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
2.drool - saliva spilling from the mouth
saliva, spittle, spit - a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
Verb1.drool - be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something; "She was salivating over the raise she anticipated"
covet - wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house"
2.drool - let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled"
salivate - produce saliva; "We salivated when he described the great meal"
drool over, slobber over - envy without restraint

drool

verb
1. dribble, drivel, salivate, slaver, slobber, water at the mouth The dog was drooling on my shoulder
2. (often with over) gloat over, pet, gush, make much of, rave about (informal), dote on, slobber over Fashion editors drooled over every item.

drool

verb
To let saliva run from the mouth:
noun
Saliva running from the mouth:
Translations
kuolakuolata

drool

[druːl] VI (= slobber) → babear
she drooled over the kittens/her grandchildren (fig) → se le caía la baba con los gatitos/sus nietos

drool

[ˈdruːl] vi
(= dribble) → baver
(fig) to drool over sb/sth → baver d'admiration devant qn/qch, être en extase devant qn/qch

drool

visabbern; (animal)geifern

drool

[druːl] vi (baby) → sbavare
to drool over sb/sth (fig) → andare in estasi per qn/qc

drool

n baba; vi babear
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Yet he battled on, striking futile blows against great, hispid breasts he could not see; feeling thick, squat throats beneath his fingers; the drool of saliva upon his cheek, and hot, foul breath in his nostrils.
Also, dripping moose or reindeer drool on Epichloe fungus in lab dishes slowed the spread of its thready networks, the team found.
Heterotrophs, however, may have evolved from autotrophs, so the line 'autotrophs began to drool' could be taken as a poetic way of saying that autotrophs evolved into heterotrophs, with the ability not only to use external food sources, but to drool at the prospect of eating them.
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Die drool is a phenomenon occurring in melt extrusion of polyolefins, PVC, or filled polymers, as undesirable build-up of material, normally on the lip or open faces of extrusion dies.
He noticed that the dogs began to drool when they saw the person who fed them, even before they saw their food.
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