slobber over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v slobber over envy without restraint
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Usage

In literature:

Physically, Nature had slobbered all over Carter Johnson; she had lavished on him her very last charm.
"Crooked Trails" by Frederic Remington
A woman, their mother, mumbled and slobbered over their hands.
"Hyacinth" by George A. Birmingham
Don't let him slobber over your nice dress.
"The Tysons" by May Sinclair
He slobbered over his food and spilt it.
"Boy Woodburn" by Alfred Ollivant
Lumpy Jaw can also be transmitted by coming in contact with or eating food over which lumpy jawed cattle have slobbered.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
Don't make me worse by slobbering over me.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
He said he thought Paul should wink at, or slobber over sin, instead of rebuking it.
"The Chocolate Soldier" by C. T. Studd
They'll slobber over him, all right.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
He felt the wretched man cover his hands with kisses, mumble, and slobber over them.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
You don't slobber all over them, and then lie to them, and make donkeys of them, and ruin them.
"Mayflower (Flor de mayo)" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
The cook caught at Lomax's hand on the way, literally slobbering over it.
"Let'em Breathe Space" by Lester del Rey
The swine was down on one knee in front of the missus, slobbering over her hand.
"A Man in the Open" by Roger Pocock
I should be all slobbered over.
"The Joy of Captain Ribot" by Armando Palacio Valdés
But it splashed and slobbered enormously in the ladle at this juncture; a few hundred pounds ran over the edge to the floor of the pit.
"Steel" by Charles Rumford Walker
Saw you slobbering over a man there as you seem inclined to slobber over me.
"Prince Charlie" by Burford Delannoy
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In poetry:

You come along squirting words at us, shaking your fist
and calling us all damn fools so fierce the froth slobbers
over your lips. . . always blabbing we're all
going to hell straight off and you know all about it.
"To A Contemporary Bunkshooter" by Carl Sandburg

In news:

An extremely insightful counterweight to the Washington Post's slobbering over American Muslim leadership comes from Daniel Pearl's father, Judea.
Southern California politicians are slobbering over themselves to ban them here too.
Let others slobber over Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln.
Apparently I had slobbered all over my book.
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