Meaning of “drool” in the English Dictionary

"drool" in British English

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droolverb [ I ]

uk /druːl/ us /druːl/

to allow saliva (= liquid in the mouth) to flow out of your mouth:

The dog lay drooling on the mat.
I drooled all over my pillow.

Phrasal verb(s)

droolnoun [ U ]

uk /druːl/ us /druːl/

saliva that has come out of your mouth

(Definition of “drool” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drool" in American English

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droolverb [ I ]

us /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” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)