- 1to produce more saliva in your mouth than usual, especially when you see or smell food
- 2(figurative) He was salivating over the thought of the million dollars.
NAmE//ˈsæləˌveɪt//[intransitive] (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they salivate
he / she / it salivates
past simple salivated
-ing form salivating
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