Definition of slobber in English:


Line breaks: slob|ber
Pronunciation: /ˈslɒbə


[no object]
  • 1Have saliva dripping copiously from the mouth: Fido tended to slobber (as adjective slobbering) big slobbering kisses
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    • She tried not to be overcome by fear, but it was really hard due to the fact that his mouth was slobbering all over her neck.
    • He was dressed poorly, with wild looking eyes and was slobbering at the mouth.
    • Thus, drooling and slobbering, we earned our cooking proficiency badges with flying custard and went of to the jamboree to entertain our parents.
    drool, slaver, dribble, salivate, water at the mouth; Scottish & Irish slabber
    archaic drivel
  • 1.1 (slobber over) Show excessive enthusiasm for: news executives slobbered over him for autographs
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    • They can just about cope with us fully-clothed, going about our domestic activities; slurping and slobbering over each other is a step too far.
    • I could deal with Channel 7 publicity slobbering over your every move.
    • First, we had Uncle Val slobbering over your ‘special years’, twixt pinafore and pinny.


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  • Saliva dripping copiously from the mouth: slobber swung in white strings from her jaw
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    • The slobber turned to spit and his gaze went to fuzzy.
    • Knowing who it was, I sat up, wiping slobber from my mouth.
    • Shawn stirred a little, then lifted his head from the table; a long stream of slobber trailing from his mouth.



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  • My dog wouldn't be some little barking lapdog, it would be a full-size, slobbery, jumps up on you and gets you muddy dog.
  • How is it that no matter how hard you stub your toe or smash your finger, that little kiss - all slobbery and wet and tender - makes the pain slide away?
  • A very distinctive dog - ugly as hell, solid muscle, pure white with pig eyes and two black ears, slobbery mouth and waggy tail.


late Middle English: probably from Middle Dutch slobberen 'walk through mud', also 'feed noisily', of imitative origin.

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