dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


6 definitions found
 for slabber
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slabber \Slab"ber\, n.
     Spittle; saliva; slaver.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slabber \Slab"ber\, n. [See 1st Slab.] (Mach.)
     (a) A saw for cutting slabs from logs.
     (b) A slabbing machine.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slabber \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.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slabber \Slab"ber\, v. t.
     1. To wet and foul spittle, or as if with spittle.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              He slabbered me over, from cheek to cheek, with his
              great tongue.                         --Arbuthnot.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To spill liquid upon; to smear carelessly; to spill, as
        liquid foed or drink, in careless eating or drinking.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The milk pan and cream pot so slabbered and tost
              That butter is wanting and cheese is half lost.
                                                    --Tusser.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slabber
      v 1: let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled" [syn:
           drivel, drool, slabber, slaver, slobber,
           dribble]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "slabber":
     dribble, drivel, drool, expectorate, expectoration, foam, froth,
     hawk, mouth-watering, ptyalism, saliva, salivate, salivation,
     sialagogue, slaver, slobber, spew, spit, spittle, sputum
  
  

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org