Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To let saliva or liquid spill out from the mouth; drool.
  • intransitive v. To express sentiment or enthusiasm effusively or incoherently; gush.
  • transitive v. To wet or smear with or as if with saliva or liquid dribbled from the mouth.
  • n. Saliva or liquid running from the mouth; drool.
  • n. Effusive or incoherent expression; drivel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Liquid material, generally saliva, that dribbles or drools outward and downward from the mouth.
  • v. To emit saliva or intaken but not yet swallowed liquid to run from one's mouth. To drool.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See slabber.
  • n. A jellyfish.
  • n. Salivation.
  • v. See slabber.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To let saliva fall from the month; slabber; drivel; spill liquid from the mouth in eating or drinking.
  • To drivel; dote; become foolish or imbecile.
  • To slaver; spill; spill upon; slabber.
  • Hence To kiss effusively.
  • n. Mud; mire.
  • n. A jellyfish. Also slob.
  • n. Slaver; liquor spilled; slabber.
  • n. Same as slub.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. let saliva drivel from the mouth
  • n. saliva spilling from the mouth

Etymologies

Middle English sloberen, perhaps of Low German origin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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