Slabber
Slabber Slab"ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slabbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slabbering}.] [OE. slaberen; akin to LG. & D. slabbern, G. schlabbern, LG. & D. slabben, G. schlabben, Icel. slafra. Cf. {Slaver}, {Slobber}, {Slubber}.] To let saliva or some liquid fall from the mouth carelessly, like a child or an idiot; to drivel; to drool. [Written also {slaver}, and {slobber}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Slabber — Slab ber, v. t. 1. To wet and foul spittle, or as if with spittle. [1913 Webster] He slabbered me over, from cheek to cheek, with his great tongue. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. To spill liquid upon; to smear carelessly; to spill, as liquid foed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slabber — Slab ber, n. Spittle; saliva; slaver. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slabber — Slab ber, n. [See 1st {Slab}.] (Mach.) (a) A saw for cutting slabs from logs. (b) A slabbing machine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slabber — so v.w. Schlabber …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • slabber — [slab′ər] vi., vt., n. var. of SLOBBER …   English World dictionary

  • slabber — /slab euhr/, v.i., v.t., n. slobber. * * * …   Universalium

  • slabber — 1. verb a) To let saliva or other liquid fall from the mouth carelessly; drivel; slaver. b) To eat hastily or in a slovenly manner, as liquid food. 2. noun Moisture falling from the mouth; …   Wiktionary

  • slabber — Synonyms and related words: dribble, drivel, drool, expectorate, expectoration, foam, froth, hawk, mouth watering, ptyalism, saliva, salivate, salivation, sialagogue, slaver, slobber, spew, spit, spittle, sputum …   Moby Thesaurus

  • slabber — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary To drool (ie at the sight of food) …   English dialects glossary

  • slabber — v. wet with saliva; slobber, dribble saliva from the mouth; spill or slop carelessly (as of liquid or food) …   English contemporary dictionary

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