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slobber (all) over (someone or something)

1. Literally, to allow saliva to fall from one's mouth onto someone or something. Can you please come in here and get your dog before he slobbers all over me? His toddler went around slobbering all over the expensive electronics in my house.
2. To be very excited about or interested in someone or something. My boyfriend has been slobbering over those fancy speakers at the store. You need to stop slobbering over every girl who comes into the bar.
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slobber (all) over someone or something

to drool on someone or something. (See also slobber over something.) The dog slobbered over the child. It was just being friendly. Jenny has slobbered all over her dress.
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slobber over someone or something

Fig. to drool with delight or eagerness at the thought of someone or something. (Based on slobber over something. See also slobber (all) over someone or something.) Fred was slobbering over Donna as she lay sunbathing in a tiny bikini. Jamie was slobbering over Mary's new car.
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slobber over something

to drool with delight or eagerness before or while eating something. (See also slobber over someone or something.) The dog was slobbering over a chunk of meat when the cat came in and hissed at the dog.
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n. nonsense. (From the term for saliva running out of the mouth.) I’ve heard enough of your slobber. Can it!
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When Georgia Mackenzie realised she would have to work closely with a rottweiler she had visions of a slobbering, growling beast.
The melange of three generations of females - plus a slobbering boxer dog - creates a madhouse of their London abode but the love comes shining through.
P WATCHING the football on TV this week and seeing all the spitting and slobbering, I hit on an idea that could save football clubs lots of money.
About a century ago, the Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov drew attention to such responses with his studies of slobbering dogs.
On our way out, I caught Randy, kissing and slobbering all over some girl's shoulder.
Especially when Ricky Martin comes up and you see half of them slobbering.
Then you have a couple of drinks and next thing you know, Dr Jekyll's gone byebye, Mr Hyde's taken over your body, and you're slobbering down the nearest woman's ear and doing The Full Monty on the pub table.
The slobbering, slurping battle was staged on Jay Leno's top-rated Tonight show.
com Raining dogs and dogs This cute spotty dog tunic is perfect for taking your slobbering best friend for a walk.
This comic strip spin-off follows the adventures of the slobbering Marmaduke (voiced by Owen Wilson), who moves with his owners to California where he wrestles with doggy politics in the local park, falls for a babelicious collie (Fergie) and is bullied by a Rottweiler (Kiefer Sutherland).
It's offensive watching him fuss over the kids and slobbering over his missus weeks after her split.
TO MR P Dickens who had the misfortune to sit by a smelly and slobbering dog on the bus.
SUPPORTERS of the Entente Cordiale between Britain and France must have been alarmed to see President Chirac slobbering over the hands of glamorous female ministers at the recent European summit.