Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To let saliva or other liquid fall from the mouth carelessly; drivel; slaver.
  • To eat hastily or in a slovenly manner, as liquid food.
  • To wet and befoul by liquids falling carelessly from the mouth; slaver; slobber.
  • To cover, as with a liquid spilled; soil; befoul.
  • noun Moisture falling from the mouth; slaver.
  • noun One who or that which slabs; specifically, a saw for removing the slabs or outside parts of a log.
  • noun In metal-working, a machine for dressing the sides of nuts or the heads of bolts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To wet and foul spittle, or as if with spittle.
  • transitive verb To spill liquid upon; to smear carelessly; to spill, as liquid foed or drink, in careless eating or drinking.
  • intransitive verb To let saliva or some liquid fall from the mouth carelessly, like a child or an idiot; to drivel; to drool.
  • noun A saw for cutting slabs from logs.
  • noun A slabbing machine.
  • noun Spittle; saliva; slaver.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A saw for cutting slabs from logs.
  • noun A slabbing machine.
  • verb intransitive To let saliva or other liquid fall from the mouth carelessly; drivel; slaver.
  • verb transitive To eat hastily or in a slovenly manner, as liquid food.
  • verb transitive To wet and befoul by liquids falling carelessly from the mouth; slaver; slobber.
  • verb transitive To cover, as with a liquid spill; soil; befoul.
  • noun Moisture falling from the mouth; slaver.

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

  • verb let saliva drivel from the mouth

Etymologies

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From Middle English slaberen, from Middle Dutch slabberen ("to lap, sup, slaver, slabber"), from Old Dutch *slabrōn, from Proto-Germanic *slabrōnan (“to scrawl, make a mess”), from Proto-Indo-European *slap-, *slab- (“to be weak, be languid”). Cognate with Low German slabbern ("to slabber"), German schlabbern ("to slabber"), Icelandic slafra ("to slaver"). More at slaver.

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slab +‎ -er

Examples

  • We want to avoid that - because let's face it - if you have to slabber your muffin with butter to make it edible, you've just lost the benefit of lowering the fat.

    In Search of An Amazing Protein Muffin

  • However, it insensibly seemed to give the lie to his imputation; for his spirits rose to a more elevated pitch of mirth and good-fellowship; he sung, or rather roared, the Early Horn, so as to alarm the whole neighbourhood, and began to slabber his companions with a most bear-like affection.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • Snarling, Rufus pulled his hook out and went for the first slabber.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • Snarling, Rufus pulled his hook out and went for the first slabber.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • Removing the slabber which was gathered in his beard and at his mouth, he shouted: "Put police on you will I."

    My Neighbors Stories of the Welsh People

  • _To_ DRABLE, DRAIBLE, _v.a. _ to slabber; to befoul.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV.

  • However, it insensibly seemed to give the lie to his imputation; for his spirits rose to a more elevated pitch of mirth and good-fellowship; he sung, or rather roared, the Early Horn, so as to alarm the whole neighbourhood, and began to slabber his companions with a most bear-like affection.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom — Volume 01

  • However, it insensibly seemed to give the lie to his imputation; for his spirits rose to a more elevated pitch of mirth and good-fellowship; he sung, or rather roared, the Early Horn, so as to alarm the whole neighbourhood, and began to slabber his companions with a most bear-like affection.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom — Complete

  • Then he was taken with a drauling, or slabbering at his mouth, which slabber sometimes would hang at his mouth well nigh half-way down to the ground.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

  • Hes the biggest slabber we have ever had at Old Trafford, go fuck ureself carla ya little fanny

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  • when we parted, they embraced me of their own accord, and slabbered me over with inexpressible fondness.

    - Lesage, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, tr. Smollett, bk 8 ch. 10

    October 7, 2008