to let saliva or liquid run from the mouth; slaver; drivel.
to indulge in mawkish sentimentality: My family slobbered all over me when I finally got home.
to wet or make foul by slobbering: The baby has slobbered his bib.
to let (saliva or liquid) run from the mouth: The baby slobbered milk on his bib.
to utter with slobbering: He sobbed and slobbered the bad news.
saliva or liquid dribbling from the mouth; slaver.
mawkishly sentimental speech or actions.
- Also slabber.
- slob·ber·er, noun
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How to use slobber in a sentence
I’ve been testing pants from Glow on my partner’s greens and veggie farm in northern New Mexico, and after nearly a month of wear, they’ve held up to kneeling in the fields, shoveling muck, and plenty of dog slobber without a single snag or stain.
And more recently Waugh has lifted up his senile slobber against Mr. Eliot.Instigations | Ezra Pound
One turned a lazy head, a lustrous eye; Jolyon could see the slobber on its grey lower lip.The Forsyte Saga, Volume III. | John Galsworthy
Bertha had acted awful good all day and not let the baby cry nor slobber on Aunt Laura for the sake of the will.The Annals of Ann | Kate Trimble Sharber
We extirpated the salivary glands of dogs in order to find out if they would slobber without them.Greener Than You Think | Ward Moore
He used to say to me "Play the game with your people but don't slobber over them, they don't understand that sort of thing."The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies | Frank Worthington
British Dictionary definitions for slobber
to dribble (saliva, food, etc) from the mouth
(intr) to speak or write mawkishly
(tr) to smear with matter dribbling from the mouth
liquid or saliva spilt from the mouth
maudlin language or behaviour
- slobberer or slabberer, noun
- slobbery or slabbery, adjective
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