drool (all) over (someone or something)

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drool (all) over (someone or something)

1. Literally, to release saliva from one's mouth onto someone or something. Can you please come in here and get your dog before he drools all over me?
2. To be very excited about or interested in something. My boyfriend has been drooling over those fancy speakers at the store.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

drool (all) over someone or something

 
1. . Lit. to drip saliva on someone or something. You're drooling all over my plate! The dog drooled all over my hand.
2. Fig. to envy or desire someone or something. (Alludes to drooling from hunger.) The boys stood there, drooling over the fancy sports car. Wally Wilson spent many hours drooling over photographs of Marilyn.
See also: drool, over
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

drool (all) over someone/something

in. to show enormous desire for someone or something. Sam was drooling over Martha like a lovesick calf.

drool over someone/something

verb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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