Definition of drool in English:


Syllabification: drool
Pronunciation: /dro͞ol


[no object]
  • 1Drop saliva uncontrollably from the mouth: the baby begins to drool, then to cough
    More 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.
  • 1.1 informal Make an excessive and obvious show of pleasure or desire: I could imagine him as a teacher being drooled over by the girls
    More 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.


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early 19th century: contraction of drivel.

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