Salivate is to drool or to produce saliva. When you salivate, you are drooling or producing saliva.

  • He was salivating all over the place, and his saliva was dripping down his chin.

  • The dog was salivating, and his saliva was dripping down the side of the house.

Definition of salivate


be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something




produce saliva

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Example Sentences for salivate

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    Excessive salivation may also respond.

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    I salivate while writing about it.

  • 3

    It would make any salesman salivate.

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    Excessive salivation and grinding of the teeth also are observed.

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    Ringing the bell will just make them salivate.

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    Marked hyperhidrosis and excessive salivation were evident.

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    It is supposed to encourage the horse to salivate and accept the bit.

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    There are plenty of expert vandals who salivate for such a chance as that.

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    Other churches believe in salivation through faith in Christ.

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    Symptoms are distended abdomen, excessive salivating, depression and lethargy.