[ slob-uh-ree ]

  1. characterized by slobbering.

  2. disagreeably wet; sloppy.

Origin of slobbery

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at slobber, -y1

Words Nearby slobbery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use slobbery in a sentence

  • Go near that horrid old man who fastens one rheumy eye on you while his slobbery chin shakes like a huge jelly?

    Robert Annys: Poor Priest | Annie Nathan Meyer
  • How I am nauseated with sentiment and nobility, the macaroni slithery-slobbery mess of modern adorations.

    Sea and Sardinia | D. H. Lawrence
  • Our weather is very bad and slobbery, and I shall spoil my new hat (I have bought a new hat), or empty my pockets.

    The Journal to Stella | Jonathan Swift
  • He never spoke on this subject with the slobbery grin of the voluptuary, or the leer of prurience.

    Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote
  • His cheekbones were high, his nose flat, his lips thick and slobbery.

    The Blazed Trail | Stewart Edward White