drool over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v drool over envy without restraint
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Usage

In literature:

At the same time to have pity drooled all over one is sometimes irritating.
"The Hidden Places" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Advertisers were drooling over the prospect of people proposing names for this planet on box-tops!
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Harkaman was drooling over the mass of historical material he had found.
"Space Viking" by Henry Beam Piper
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In news:

Major League Baseball's trade deadline is approaching rapidly and several teams in need of an outfield bat were drooling over the Mets' Carlos Beltran like Terrelle Pryor at a car dealership.
Do you drool over diesels.
Stars and Stripes to Drool Over.
For a solid year now movie nerds and fanboys have been drooling over the prospect of director Zach Snyder getting back in the business of kicking ass.
Not that it matters to you ladies, you will drool over him no matter what.
Why bother with any of those, when we can drool over 'Game of Thrones' season 3.
National Cheeseburger Day is Sept 18, and a special at the Palm Dallas inspires us to drool over some of our favorite DFW cheeseburgers .
Last Friday, Jerry Carlson and I went to the St Paul Ice Show to look up some old friends and drool over the newest ice fishing gear.
Alex continues Dives to Drool Over this morning with a stop at Gloria 's La Trattoria Cafe in Fort Myers.
I told him about this smoked salsa recipe and he was drooling all over the phone.
A psychology lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire recently put a face to the fictional man readers have been drooling over since "Fifty Shades of Grey" was released in 2011.
Often, cookbooks that are self-published and slated for a locals-only demographic tend to be how can I put this nicely not something to drool over.
I drooled over a polar bear by Jinkee Choi which had so cleverly been carved out of styrofoam packaging.
Apple unveiled the new iPad HD -- not the iPad3, incidentally -- to make tech-heads drool, not to mention making those of us who have prior versions of the iPad want to beat ourselves over our heads with last year's models.
Back before Suchart Srigatesook decided to split from Dusit Thai in 2007 and open his own shop, the now universally drooled-over Nava Thai , Ruan was a perennial frontrunner in these kinds of superlative contests.
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