drool Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"drool" in British English

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droolverb [I]

uk   us   /druːl/
to ​allow saliva (= ​liquid in the ​mouth) to ​flow out of ​yourmouth: The ​doglay drooling on the ​mat. I drooled all over my ​pillow.
Phrasal verbs

droolnoun [U]

uk   us   /druːl/
saliva that has come out of ​yourmouth
(Definition of drool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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droolverb [I]

 us   /drul/
to have some saliva (= ​natural, ​wateryliquid) come out of the ​mouth: The ​baby drools and ​laughs, and it makes me ​happy. infml To drool is also to show ​greatinterest and ​pleasure: Some businesspeople would drool at the ​thought of such ​lowtaxes.
(Definition of drool from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drool”
in Chinese (Simplified) 流口水,垂涎…
in Turkish salyası akmak…
in Russian пускать слюни…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流口水,垂涎…
in Polish ślinić się…
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