- to water at the mouth, as in anticipation of food; salivate; drivel.
- to show excessive pleasure or anticipation of pleasure.
- to talk foolishly.
- saliva running down from one's mouth; drivel.
Origin of drool
Related Words for droolsalivate, froth, spit, drivel, slaver, slobber, spittle, expectoration, salivation, dribble, water, ooze, run, slabber, fondle, want, pet, gush, spoil, rave
Examples from the Web for drool
Contemporary Examples of drool
So people will drool at handsome photos of him in BuzzFeed posts.‘Graceland’ Star Aaron Tveit Is TV’s Next Big Heartthrob
June 3, 2013
My friends all seemed to drool over churlish boy-band types.Sugar Daddy Dating Sites: Helen Croydon on Her Guilty Fantasy
May 11, 2013
Historical Examples of drool
He was healthy and enormous, but his mom still wiped his drool.FreeChildrenStories.com Collection
Everybody does go batty that's high-brow and studies and all that drool.Under the Law
Edwina Stanton Babcock
Drool, old boy, drool all you like if it makes a difference.The Trial of Callista Blake
She constantly held saliva in her mouth, though she did not often drool.Benign Stupors
The unfamiliar wetness at the corners of his mouth was drool.The Dictator
- (intr often foll by over) to show excessive enthusiasm (for) or pleasure (in); gloat (over)
Word Origin for drool
1802, apparently a dialectal variant or contraction of drivel. Related: Drooled; drooling. The noun is from 1860s.