Definition of drool verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    drool

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//druːl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//druːl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they drool
    BrE BrE//druːl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//druːl//
     
    he / she / it drools
    BrE BrE//druːlz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//druːlz//
     
    past simple drooled
    BrE BrE//druːld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//druːld//
     
    past participle drooled
    BrE BrE//druːld//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//druːld//
     
    -ing form drooling
    BrE BrE//ˈdruːlɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdruːlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] to let saliva (= liquid) come out of your mouth synonym dribble The dog was drooling at the mouth.
  2. 2[intransitive] drool (over somebody/something) (disapproving) to show in a silly or exaggerated way that you want or admire somebody/something very much teenagers drooling over photos of movie stars
  3. Word Origin early 19th cent.: contraction of drivel.
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