Drool over

show excessive pleasure at an object or at the prospect of enjoying something

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • drool over — verb envy without restraint • Syn: ↑slobber over • Hypernyms: ↑idolize, ↑idolise, ↑worship, ↑hero worship, ↑revere • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • drool over — Australian Slang show excessive pleasure at an object or at the prospect of enjoying something …   English dialects glossary

  • drool — [dru:l] v [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from drivel] 1.) [I and T] BrE to let ↑saliva (=the liquid in your mouth) come out of your mouth →↑slobber ▪ The dog was drooling at the mouth. 2.) [I] to show in a silly way that you like someone or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drool — ► VERB 1) drop saliva uncontrollably from the mouth. 2) (often drool over) informal show excessive pleasure or desire. ► NOUN ▪ saliva falling from the mouth. ORIGIN contraction of DRIVEL(Cf. ↑drivel) …   English terms dictionary

  • drool — v. (colloq.) (D; intr.) ( to show pleasure ) to drool over (they were drooling over their new grandchild) * * * (colloq.) (D; intr.) ( to show pleasure ) to drool over (they were drooling over their new grandchild) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • drool — [[t]dru͟ːl[/t]] drools, drooling, drooled 1) VERB (disapproval) To drool over someone or something means to look at them with great pleasure, perhaps in an exaggerated or ridiculous way. [V over n] Fashion editors drooled over every item... [V… …   English dictionary

  • drool — /drul / (say droohl) Colloquial –noun 1. saliva flowing from the mouth or mucus from the nose. –verb (i) 2. to produce drool. –phrase 3. drool over, to show excessive pleasure at (something or the prospect of something). {contraction of drivel} …   Australian English dictionary

  • drool — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. drivel, slaver. See excretion. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To slobber] Syn. drivel, drip, slaver, salivate, spit, water at the mouth, dribble, trickle, ooze, run (out); see also drop 1 . 2. [To want]… …   English dictionary for students

  • Drool (film) — Drool Directed by Nancy Kissam Written by Nancy Kissam Starring …   Wikipedia

  • drool — [n1] saliva drivel, expectoration, salivation, slaver, slobber, spit, spittle; concept 467 drool [v1] drivel dribble, lick one’s chops*, salivate, slaver, slobber, water at the mouth; concept 467 drool [v2] salivate dribble, drivel, froth, oo …   New thesaurus


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