Definition of slabber in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈslabə
chiefly Scottish & Irish


  • 1 [no object] Dribble at the mouth; slaver: he was slabbering like a child
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    • He got slabbering drank at Palomino and they gave him thirty days in San Ber'dino.
    • My tastebuds have never slabbered for gialli.
    • And then he stroked and slabbered him with kisses.
  • 1.1 [with object] Splatter or splash (something): his trouser legs were slabbered with mud
  • 2 [no object] Chatter, especially about matters of little importance: (as noun slabbering) all the slabbering you do gets Bobby into some trouble


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  • A dribble of saliva: I’m always wiping the puppy’s slabbers off the glass table


mid 16th century (in the sense 'dribble on'): related to dialect slab 'muddy place, puddle'.

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