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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English; ultimately a variant of slabber. Compare slob, which derives from Irish.

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NounEdit

slobber (countable and uncountable, plural slobbers)

  1. Liquid material, generally saliva, that dribbles or drools outward and downward from the mouth.
    There was dried slobber on his coat lapel.
  2. Muddy or marshy land; mire.
  3. (dated) A jellyfish.

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slobber (third-person singular simple present slobbers, present participle slobbering, simple past and past participle slobbered)

  1. To allow saliva or liquid to run from one's mouth; to drool.
    All babies slobber.

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