- to let saliva, food, etc. run from the mouth; slaver
- to speak, write, etc. in a mawkish or maudlin way
Origin of slobberMiddle English sloberen, probably ; from or akin to Low German slubberen, to swig, lap: for Indo-European base see sloven
- saliva, etc. running from the mouth
- mawkish talk or writing
verbslob·bered, slob·ber·ing, slob·bers
- To let saliva or liquid spill out from the mouth; drool.
- To express sentiment or enthusiasm effusively or mawkishly; gush: slobbered over her childhood artwork.
- Saliva or liquid running from the mouth; drool.
- Effusive or sentimental expression; drivel.
Origin of slobberMiddle English sloberen, perhaps of Low German origin.
(countable and uncountable, plural slobbers)
- Liquid material, generally saliva, that dribbles or drools outward and downward from the mouth.
- There was dried slobber on his coat lapel.
- (dated) A jellyfish.
(third-person singular simple present slobbers, present participle slobbering, simple past and past participle slobbered)