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Meaning of SLABBER

Pronunciation:  'slabur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled"
 

SLABBER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: dribble, drivel, drool, slaver, slobber
 
 See Also: drool over, salivate, slobber over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slab"ber\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slabbered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Slabbering}.] [OE. slaberen; akin to LG. & D.
    slabbern, G. schlabbern, LG. & D. slabben, G. schlabben,
    Icel. slafra. Cf. {Slaver}, {Slobber}, {Slubber}.]
    To let saliva or some liquid fall from the mouth carelessly,
    like a child or an idiot; to drivel; to drool. [Written also
    {slaver}, and {slobber}.]
    
    
  2. \Slab"ber\, v. t.
    1. To wet and foul spittle, or as if with spittle.
    
             He slabbered me over, from cheek to cheek, with his
             great tongue.                         --Arbuthnot.
    
    2. To spill liquid upon; to smear carelessly; to spill, as
       liquid foed or drink, in careless eating or drinking.
    
             The milk pan and cream pot so slabbered and tost
             That butter is wanting and cheese is half lost.
                                                   --Tusser.
    
    
  3. \Slab"ber\, n.
    Spittle; saliva; slaver.
    
    
  4. \Slab"ber\, n. [See 1st {Slab}.] (Mach.)
    (a) A saw for cutting slabs from logs.
    (b) A slabbing machine.
    
    
 

 

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