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English noun: drool

1. drool (communication) pretentious or silly talk or writing

Synonymsbaloney, bilgewater, boloney, bosh, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle

Broader (hypernym)bunk, hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

Domain usageargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

2. drool (body) saliva spilling from the mouth

Synonymsdribble, drivel, slobber

Broader (hypernym)saliva, spit, spittle

English verb: drool

1. drool (emotion) be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something

SamplesShe was salivating over the raise she anticipated.

ExamplesSam and Sue drool over the results of the experiment


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)covet

2. drool (body) let saliva drivel from the mouth

SamplesThe baby drooled.

Synonymsdribble, drivel, slabber, slaver, slobber

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)salivate

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