- to let saliva, food, etc. run from the mouth; slaver
- to speak, write, etc. in a mawkish or maudlin way
Origin: Middle 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
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verb slob·bered, slob·ber·ing, slob·bers verb, intransitive
- To let saliva or liquid spill out from the mouth; drool.
- To express sentiment or enthusiasm effusively or incoherently; gush.
- Saliva or liquid running from the mouth; drool.
- Effusive or incoherent expression; drivel.
Origin: Middle English sloberen, perhaps of Low German origin.
- slobˈber·er noun
- slobˈber·y adjective