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Topic: HUMAN

Date: 1800-1900
Origin: Perhaps from drivel

drool

verb
     
drool
1 [intransitive and transitive]HBH British English to let saliva (=the liquid in your mouth) come out of your mouth [↪ slobber]:
The dog was drooling at the mouth.
2 [intransitive] to show in a silly way that you like someone or something a lot
drool over
He was drooling over a Porsche.
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