Definitions for salivateˈsæl əˌveɪt
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"We salivated when he described the great meal"
be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something
"She was salivating over the raise she anticipated"
To produce saliva.
To show eager anticipation at the expectation of something.
He's been salivating over the latest model sports car for awhile now.
to produce an abnormal flow of saliva in; to produce salivation or ptyalism in, as by the use of mercury
to produce saliva, esp. in excess
Origin: [L. salivatus, p. p. of salivare to salivate. See Saliva.]
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