slaver

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slav·er 1

 (slăv′ər)
intr.v. slav·ered, slav·er·ing, slav·ers
1. To slobber; drool.
2. To behave in an obsequious manner. See Synonyms at fawn1.
n.
1. Saliva drooling from the mouth.
2. Senseless and effusive talk; drivel.

[Middle English slaveren, probably from Old Norse slafra.]

slav·er 2

 (slā′vər)
n.
One, such as a person or ship, that is engaged in the trafficking of slaves.

slaver

(ˈsleɪvə)
n
1. (Sociology) an owner of or dealer in slaves
2. (Historical Terms) another name for slave ship

slaver

(ˈslævə)
vb (intr)
1. to dribble saliva
2. (often foll by over)
a. to fawn or drool (over someone)
b. to show great desire (for); lust (after)
n
3. saliva dribbling from the mouth
4. informal drivel
[C14: probably of Low Dutch origin; related to slobber]
ˈslaverer n

slav•er1

(ˈsleɪ vər)

n.
1. a dealer in or an owner of slaves.
2. a ship used in the slave trade.
[1815–25]

slav•er2

(ˈslæv ər, ˈsleɪ vər, ˈslɑ-)

v.i.
1. to let saliva run from the mouth; slobber; drool.
2. to fawn.
v.t.
3. Archaic. to smear with saliva.
n.
4. saliva coming from the mouth.
[1275–1325; probably < Scandinavian; compare Icelandic slafra to slobber]

slaver


Past participle: slavered
Gerund: slavering

Imperative
slaver
slaver
Present
I slaver
you slaver
he/she/it slavers
we slaver
you slaver
they slaver
Preterite
I slavered
you slavered
he/she/it slavered
we slavered
you slavered
they slavered
Present Continuous
I am slavering
you are slavering
he/she/it is slavering
we are slavering
you are slavering
they are slavering
Present Perfect
I have slavered
you have slavered
he/she/it has slavered
we have slavered
you have slavered
they have slavered
Past Continuous
I was slavering
you were slavering
he/she/it was slavering
we were slavering
you were slavering
they were slavering
Past Perfect
I had slavered
you had slavered
he/she/it had slavered
we had slavered
you had slavered
they had slavered
Future
I will slaver
you will slaver
he/she/it will slaver
we will slaver
you will slaver
they will slaver
Future Perfect
I will have slavered
you will have slavered
he/she/it will have slavered
we will have slavered
you will have slavered
they will have slavered
Future Continuous
I will be slavering
you will be slavering
he/she/it will be slavering
we will be slavering
you will be slavering
they will be slavering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slavering
you have been slavering
he/she/it has been slavering
we have been slavering
you have been slavering
they have been slavering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slavering
you will have been slavering
he/she/it will have been slavering
we will have been slavering
you will have been slavering
they will have been slavering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slavering
you had been slavering
he/she/it had been slavering
we had been slavering
you had been slavering
they had been slavering
Conditional
I would slaver
you would slaver
he/she/it would slaver
we would slaver
you would slaver
they would slaver
Past Conditional
I would have slavered
you would have slavered
he/she/it would have slavered
we would have slavered
you would have slavered
they would have slavered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slaver - a person engaged in slave trade
victimiser, victimizer - a person who victimizes others; "I thought we were partners, not victim and victimizer"
white slaver - a person who forces women to become prostitutes
2.slaver - someone who holds slavesslaver - someone who holds slaves    
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
Verb1.slaver - let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled"
salivate - produce saliva; "We salivated when he described the great meal"

slaver

verb
1. dribble, drool, salivate, slobber the wolf's slavering jaws
2. drool, salivate, slobber, dribble, drivel, water at the mouth No doubt many readers will slaver over these bits.

slaver

verb
1. To let saliva run from the mouth:
2. To support slavishly every opinion or suggestion of a superior:
Slang: suck up.
Idioms: curry favor, dance attendance, kiss someone's feet, lick someone's boots.
3. To compliment excessively and ingratiatingly:
Informal: soft-soap, sweet-talk.
noun
1. Saliva running from the mouth:
2. Excessive, ingratiating praise:
Informal: soft soap.
Idiom: honeyed words.
Translations
kuolata
handlarz niewolnikówślinić sięstatek niewolniczy

slaver

1 [ˈslævəʳ]
A. Nbaba f
B. VIbabear

slaver

2 [ˈsleɪvəʳ] N (= ship) → barco m negrero; (= person) → traficante mf en esclavos

slaver

[ˈslævər] vi (= dribble) → baver
to slaver at the mouth (lit)avoir la bave aux lèvres (fig) (in anticipation)se lécher les babines

slaver

1
n (= ship)Sklavenschiff nt; (= person)Sklavenhändler(in) m(f)

slaver

2
vispeicheln (geh), → geifern; the dog slavered at the mouthder Hund hatte Schaum vor dem Maul; he began to slaver at the thought of foodbei dem Gedanken ans Essen lief ihm das Wasser im Munde zusammen; to slaver over somebody/somethingnach jdm/etw geifern
nSpeichel m, → Geifer m

slaver

1 [ˈslævəʳ] vi (dribble) → sbavare

slaver

2 [ˈsleɪvəʳ] n (person) → schiavista m/f
References in classic literature ?
His belly cried aloud in anguish and his jowls slavered for flesh.
The cameras slavered over snooty Harrogate, and expensive Addingham, and smart Skipton and touristy Haworth, but ignored the Victorian mill town down the road.
THE Murdoch press, having slavered over New Labour for a dozen years, are clearly for turning.