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slob·ber

 (slŏb′ər)
v. slob·bered, slob·ber·ing, slob·bers
v.intr.
1. To let saliva or liquid spill out from the mouth; drool.
2. To express sentiment or enthusiasm effusively or mawkishly; gush: slobbered over her childhood artwork.
v.tr.
To wet or smear with saliva or liquid dribbled from the mouth.
n.
1. Saliva or liquid running from the mouth; drool.
2. Effusive or sentimental expression; drivel.

[Middle English sloberen, perhaps of Low German origin.]

slob′ber·er n.
slob′ber·y adj.

slobber

(ˈslɒbə) or

slabber

vb
1. to dribble (saliva, food, etc) from the mouth
2. (intr) to speak or write mawkishly
3. (tr) to smear with matter dribbling from the mouth
n
4. liquid or saliva spilt from the mouth
5. maudlin language or behaviour
[C15: from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch slubberen; see slaver2]
ˈslobberer, ˈslabberer n
ˈslobbery, ˈslabbery adj

slob•ber

(ˈslɒb ər)

v.i.
1. to drool; drivel.
2. to indulge in mawkish sentimentality.
v.t.
3. to wet or make foul by slobbering.
4. to let (saliva or liquid) run from the mouth.
n.
5. saliva or liquid dribbling from the mouth; slaver.
6. mawkish speech or actions.
[1350–1400; late Middle English slobere (n.), Middle English sloberen (v.), probably < Middle Dutch slobberen to feed noisily]
slob′ber•er, n.
slob′ber•y, adj.

slobber


Past participle: slobbered
Gerund: slobbering

Imperative
slobber
slobber
Present
I slobber
you slobber
he/she/it slobbers
we slobber
you slobber
they slobber
Preterite
I slobbered
you slobbered
he/she/it slobbered
we slobbered
you slobbered
they slobbered
Present Continuous
I am slobbering
you are slobbering
he/she/it is slobbering
we are slobbering
you are slobbering
they are slobbering
Present Perfect
I have slobbered
you have slobbered
he/she/it has slobbered
we have slobbered
you have slobbered
they have slobbered
Past Continuous
I was slobbering
you were slobbering
he/she/it was slobbering
we were slobbering
you were slobbering
they were slobbering
Past Perfect
I had slobbered
you had slobbered
he/she/it had slobbered
we had slobbered
you had slobbered
they had slobbered
Future
I will slobber
you will slobber
he/she/it will slobber
we will slobber
you will slobber
they will slobber
Future Perfect
I will have slobbered
you will have slobbered
he/she/it will have slobbered
we will have slobbered
you will have slobbered
they will have slobbered
Future Continuous
I will be slobbering
you will be slobbering
he/she/it will be slobbering
we will be slobbering
you will be slobbering
they will be slobbering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slobbering
you have been slobbering
he/she/it has been slobbering
we have been slobbering
you have been slobbering
they have been slobbering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slobbering
you will have been slobbering
he/she/it will have been slobbering
we will have been slobbering
you will have been slobbering
they will have been slobbering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slobbering
you had been slobbering
he/she/it had been slobbering
we had been slobbering
you had been slobbering
they had been slobbering
Conditional
I would slobber
you would slobber
he/she/it would slobber
we would slobber
you would slobber
they would slobber
Past Conditional
I would have slobbered
you would have slobbered
he/she/it would have slobbered
we would have slobbered
you would have slobbered
they would have slobbered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slobber - 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.slobber - 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

slobber

verb drool, dribble, drivel, salivate, slaver, slabber (dialect), water at the mouth slobbering on his eternal cigarette end

slobber

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

slobber

[ˈslɒbəʳ]
A. VIbabear
to slobber overbesuquear (fig) → caerse la baba por
B. Nbaba f

slobber

[ˈslɒbər] vi (= drool) → baver

slobber

nSabber m (inf)
visabbern, sabbeln (also fig); (dog)geifern; to slobber over somebody (fig inf)von jdm schwärmen; (= kiss)jdn abküssen; to slobber over something (fig inf)etw anschmachten; (dirty old man etc)sich an etw (dat)aufgeilen (sl)

slobber

[ˈslɒbəʳ] vi (pej) → sbavare
slobber over vi + prepsviolinare
References in classic literature ?
"You were in luck," said he, "to get picked up by a ship with a medical man aboard." He spoke with a slobbering articulation, with the ghost of a lisp.
She screamed desperately and angrily and tried with her little hands to pull Pierre's hands away and to bite them with her slobbering mouth.
Anything that you can surprise unawares--anything that is afraid of your big body, and your wicked white teeth, and your slobbering, bloodthirsty mouth, is the thing you like to fly at.
And all these scenes of violence came and went accompanied by the unrefined noise of deep vociferations proceeding from a man wounded in his paternal pride, declaring himself obviously accursed since one of his kids was a "slobbering idjut and the other a wicked she-devil." It was of her that this had been said many years ago.
for deer, sheep, slobbering horses and dicey ravens.
"He was quite persistent about it, slobbering all over me and groping me.
A SLOBBERING dog with a stupid grin leaps for joy after beating his female rival in the race to the big prize.
A quarter of those misguided individuals actually let the slobbering hounds snuggle under the duvet with them, a survey has revealed.
The slobbering of moose and reindeer as they eat may be big, wet countermeasures against the chemical defenses of grasses.
2 BEETHOVEN (1992) A ST BERNARD dog causes mayhem as he grows from a cute little puppy into a slobbering giant of a dog.
At Nottingham Crown Court Glynis Freeman, then 67, initially told police the animal responsible for the attack was a "brown, slobbering" bull with 12in horns, which had charged and tossed her husband in the air.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog.