drools

drool

[drool]
verb (used without object)
1.
to water at the mouth, as in anticipation of food; salivate; drivel.
2.
to show excessive pleasure or anticipation of pleasure.
3.
to talk foolishly.
noun
4.
saliva running down from one's mouth; drivel.

Origin:
1795–1805; variant of driule, itself variant of drivel

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drool (druːl)
 
vb (often foll by over)
1.  to show excessive enthusiasm (for) or pleasure (in); gloat (over)
 
vb, —n
2.  drivel drivel another word for drivel
 
[C19: probably alteration of drivel]

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drool
1802, apparently dial. variant or contraction of drivel. Related: Drooled; drooling.
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