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English definition of “drool”


verb [I]    /drul/
to have some saliva (= natural , watery liquid ) come out of the mouth : The baby drools and laughs , and it makes me happy . infml To drool is also to show great interest and pleasure : Some businesspeople would drool at the thought of such low taxes .
(Definition of drool verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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