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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


Synonymssalivate


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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