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Drool   /drul/   Listen
Drool

noun
1.
Pretentious or silly talk or writing.  Synonyms: baloney, bilgewater, boloney, bosh, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle.
2.
Saliva spilling from the mouth.  Synonyms: dribble, drivel, slobber.



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"Drool" Quotes from Famous Books



... face Has scant refinement, caste or grace,— From crown to chin, and cheek to cheek, It bears the grimy water-streak Of rinsings such as some long rain Might drool across the window-pane Wherethrough he peers, with troubled frown, As some lorn team drives by for town. His brow is elfed with wispish hair, With tangles in it here and there, As though the warlocks snarled it so At midmirk when the moon sagged low, And boughs did toss ...
— Green Fields and Running Brooks, and Other Poems • James Whitcomb Riley

... up, Johnny!" grunted John, drawing his chair up to the table. "I've put up with an awful lot of drool from you, and I'm getting ...
— Judith of the Godless Valley • Honore Willsie

... Practically, they are the pioneers of that day and hardly a bit have they advanced. They are our contemporary ancestors." And then the Hon. Sam, having dropped his vernacular, lounged ponderously into what he was pleased to call his anthropological drool. ...
— The Trail of the Lonesome Pine • John Fox, Jr.

... Pierrot, But I do not laugh As in harlequinade You totter down the path. Now you are old, Pierrot, And drool to your guitar, I do not cast you off. Though your love songs are as feeble as a winter fly's I do not scoff. Exultant I cast back on you What you gave me, And bind you with the unasked love That has kept me from ...
— Precipitations • Evelyn Scott



Words linked to "Drool" :   cant, saliva, hokum, lingo, nonsense, covet, bunk, humbug, jargon, nonsensicality, spit, meaninglessness, patois, spittle, slang, argot, vernacular



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