Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • With slaver or drivel.

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

  • adverb With drooling saliva.

Etymologies

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slavering +‎ -ly

Examples

  • * Whether this is actually legal is, at best, dubious: but it does handily counter the argument that the Democrats are always slaveringly eager to face Republicans in special elections (Massa was a freshman, and the seat is widely expected to flip in November anyway).

    All even in the House special election net tally. | RedState

  • Amis's Keith is a more-or-less civilised massive tool, a student of English literature given to pretentious pontificating, who wants to stay true to his girlfriend but can't help leching slaveringly over the weirdly unselfconscious sexbomb Scheherazade.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • Amis's Keith is a more-or-less civilised massive tool, a student of English literature given to pretentious pontificating, who wants to stay true to his girlfriend but can't help leching slaveringly over the weirdly unselfconscious sexbomb Scheherazade.

    Martin Amis, The Pregnant Widow (2010)

  • For some illogical, irrational, totally witless reason, her senses were luridly, slaveringly fixated on what the third time would be like.

    The Ideal Bride

  • But the slaveringly foul jaws did not so much as touch the hem of the Mistress's dress.

    Further Adventures of Lad

  • As she drove slaveringly at him once more, Lad swerved and darted in; diving for her forelegs.

    Further Adventures of Lad

  • “Okay,” he said, and hoped he didn’t sound slaveringly eager.

    Counting Up, Counting Down

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