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v. slob·bered, slob·ber·ing, slob·bers
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.
To wet or smear with saliva or liquid dribbled from the mouth.
1. Saliva or liquid running from the mouth; drool.
2. Effusive or sentimental expression; drivel.
[Middle English sloberen, perhaps of Low German origin.]
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
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
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]
Past participle: slobbered
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|Noun||1.||slobber - saliva spilling from the mouth|
|Verb||1.||slobber - let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled"|
salivate - produce saliva; "We salivated when he described the great meal"