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drool

Pronunciation: /druːl/

Translation of drool in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [dog/baby] babear we drooled at the sight of the cakes se nos hizo agua la boca or (Spain/España) la boca agua al ver los pasteles saliva drooled from its mouth babeaba, se le caía la baba
    Example sentences
    • When Cordelia puts some of the stuff in her mouth, she rolls it around in her mouth, looks terrified, and drools uncontrollably.
    • She stirred and then opened her mouth and began to drool.
    • All our mouths dropped, and began to drool, I know Jesse did.
    1.2 (gloat)to drool over sth/sb he drools over you se le cae la baba por ti [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • And now that I've drooled over Danny's site, my eyes are wandering over to the cupboard where I keep a secret stash of notebooks, colouring pencils and of course a supply of purple pens.
    • Another girl friend drooled over Steve McQueen.
    • While the sales lady took 45 minutes to ring it up, I drooled over the jewelry and pointed out items for the kid to tell her father to get for me.

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano)
  • 1.1 (dribble) babas (feminine plural), baba (feminine) 1.2 (drivel) [slang/argot] bobadas (feminine plural) [colloquial/familiar], memeces (feminine plural) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]

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