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slaver

Noun

1 a person engaged in slave trade [syn: slave dealer, slave trader]
2 someone who owns slaves [syn: slaveholder, slave owner] v : let saliva drivel from the mouth; "The baby drooled" [syn: drivel, drool, slabber, slobber, dribble]

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English

Etymology 1

From medieval English slaveren, of Scandinavian origin, akin to or derived from slafra "to slaver", probably imitative

Pronunciation

  • (UK): /ˈslævə/, /"sl

Extensive Definition

Slaver has several meanings:
See also: Slavery.
slaver in French: esclavagiste

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adulate, apple-polish, babble, be insane, beslobber, beslubber, blandish, bootlick, cajole, compliment, conceit, cower, cringe, dote, dribble, drivel, drool, expectorate, expectoration, fawn upon, flatter, foam, froth, grovel, have a demon, hawk, kowtow, make fair weather, mouth-watering, nonsense, oil the tongue, palaver, panderer, piffle, pimp, praise, ptyalism, rage, ramble, rant, rave, rubbish, run amok, run mad, saliva, salivate, salivation, sialagogue, slabber, slobber, slobber over, spew, spit, spittle, sputum, toady, truckle, twaddle, wander, water, wheedle
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