slobber

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v slobber let saliva drivel from the mouth "The baby drooled"
    • n slobber saliva spilling from the mouth
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Diane Sheer holds the record for licking the most stamps in a five minute period. She slobbered on 225 of the little things.
    • Slobber (Zoöl) A jellyfish.
    • Slobber (Vet) Salivation.
    • v. t. & i Slobber See Slabber.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • slobber To let saliva fall from the month; slabber; drivel; spill liquid from the mouth in eating or drinking.
    • slobber To drivel; dote; become foolish or imbecile.
    • slobber To slaver; spill; spill upon; slabber.
    • slobber Hence To kiss effusively.
    • n slobber Mud; mire.
    • n slobber A jellyfish. Also slob.
    • n slobber Slaver; liquor spilled; slabber.
    • n slobber Same as slub.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Slobber slob′ėr same as Slabber
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Usage

In literature:

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
I stood in the slobbered vestibule.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
He felt the wretched man cover his hands with kisses, mumble, and slobber over them.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
Her cheeks were slobbered.
"Lady Bountiful" by George A. Birmingham
I don't want to slobber!
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Come along wi' me, lass, and don't slobber and yowl like a barn.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
She could not associate interesting food with Milt and his mud-slobbered, tin-covered, dun-painted Teal bug.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
But the terrible sounds that came from between his slobbering lips were not those of his own voice, they were the voices of many men.
"Hellhounds of the Cosmos" by Clifford Donald Simak
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In poetry:

He tried to spit out the truth;
Dry-mouthed at first,
He drooled and slobbered in the end;
Truth dribbling his chin.
"Ultimately" by Ernest Hemingway
"There's a third o' hair on your dress-coat breast,
"Aboon the heart a wee?"
"Oh! that is fra' the lang-haired Skye
"That slobbers ower me."
"The Fall of Jock Gillespie" by Rudyard Kipling
So many and all so still…
The fountain slobbering its stone basin
Is louder than They - Flotsam of the five oceans
Here on this raft of the world.
"Flotsam" by Lola Ridge
Pull the yards ’round, lads, with a yo-ho!
Lug the fors’il ’round. Let the scuppers slobber an’ let the tempest
blow—
Let the wrack to win’ward churn the sea below—
Lads, we’re home-bound!
"Squaring the Yards" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
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
It yells and slobbers, mows and whines, It follows everywhere;
’Tis gloating on these very lines with red and baleful glare.
It murders friendship, love and truth (It makes the “reader” pant),
It ruins editorial youth, the Wantaritencant.
"The Wantaritencant" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Whether they've got a pint-sized Yorkie or a slobbering mastiff, BarkBox will send monthly packages of treats, toys, leashes, shampoo, and even biodegradable poop bags.
An extremely insightful counterweight to the Washington Post's slobbering over American Muslim leadership comes from Daniel Pearl's father, Judea.
Raw, slobbering distorto-blooze has been a deviled religion for a while, with Billy Childish as the Father, Pussy Galore the Son, and the Holy Ghost still up for grabs.
Dogs will do some stupid things too but with the addition of slobber as a calling card and gentle reminder of their presence.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa bulldog Lucy Brown's slobber, sloth and bloodshot eyes helped the precocious pup grab the greatest crown a drooling canine can ever dream of.
In the same way it's hard to criticize a mutt for eating scraps off the floor, slobbering or getting lusty on a random person's leg, who's to begrudge.
With a little magic goop , a rubber dam and slobber sucker, a root canal is not that bad.
Mastiffs , with their size and slobbering, present a special challenge, she said.
With a little magic goop, a rubber dam and slobber sucker, a root canal is not that bad.
As with sports cars and designer handbags, the lure of luxury can turn the most prudent shopper into a slobbering impulse buyer.
Southern California politicians are slobbering over themselves to ban them here too.
Josh, a charismatic 155-pound slobbering Newfoundland , was named best in show Tuesday night at the 128th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Let others slobber over Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln.
The Scotties and Spartans played a physical slobber-knocker type of game that ultimately led to the Scotties winning 7-6.
Apparently I had slobbered all over my book.
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