Green’s Dictionary of Slang

slobber n.

1. porter.

[UK]Life and Character of Moll King 11: Let me see, [...] a Double Gage of Rum Slobber, is Thrums; and a Quartern of Max, is three Megs.

2. nonsensical, sentimental chatter; gushing speech or writing [slobber v. (3)].

[UK]Hull Dly Mail 25 June 2/5: The description of last night’s meeting [...] is a composition of unequalled slobber.
[UK]A. Day Mysterious Beggar 255: He sloped in the direction of the slobber-gushers on Clinton Avenue.
[Aus]Bulletin (Sydney) 17 Nov. 25/4: The climax of the everlasting Jingo slobber about ‘women and children’ has surely been reached with this cable.
[UK]Edinburgh Eve. News 24 Feb. 4/6: The offered doddering feebleness, for pathos bathos, for genuine sentiment maudling gush, and for tears ‘slobber’.
[Aus]Truth (Sydney) 12 Mar. 12/5: Fancy livin with a feemale / What are boney and are thin. / Quoting miles of dry hash slobber, / Every time she do begin. / Skitin on the rights of wimmen, / Yelping, likewise on their wrongs.
[US]Day Book (Chicago) 29 Jan. 19: The society slobber is for about one per cent of the people.
[US]T. Dreiser letter 2 Apr. in Riggio Dreiser-Mencken Letters II (1986) 438: You say the Harper letter is mainly slobber.
[US]Detroit Free Press (MI) 13 Oct. sect. A 3/1: [W]ith the vice-president aiting to pour 10 minutes of hideous Texas slobber all over her on national TV.
[SA]H.C. Bosman Street-Women in Gray Theatre One 19: All I’ve got to do is to tell you what an unhappy childhood I’ve had, and how when I grew up people never understood me because I was too sensitive – God, how sick I get of all this slobber.

3. in attrib. use of sense 1.

[Aus]Sun. Times (Perth) 19 June 4/7: The writer of an Australian weekly’s slobber column says [etc.].

4. a kiss [the swapping of spittle].

[UK]Marshall Pomes 36: The amatory slobber which is comforting but low [F&H].
[UK]Boy’s Own Paper 30 Mar. 401: Bob’s kisses were somewhat emphatic. They were, in fact, simply slobbers.
[UK] (ref. to 1920s) L. Duncan Over the Wall 165: They’ll let you give him a hug and a slobber.
[US]Goldin et al. DAUL 198/1: Slobber, n. (P) A kiss squarely on the mouth.

In compounds

slobber-chops (n.) (also slabber-chops, slobber-puss) [chops n.1 (1); modern use seems primarily for naming a pet]

a large-jowled person, a term of ridicule; 1639 use seems to suggest a stupid peasant.

[UK]J. Taylor Juniper Lecture 29: Out you Slabber Choppes, go trudge with thy fellow Hob, and drive the cart.
Davenant & Dryden Tempest Act III: Other affairs to dispatch of more importance betwixt Queen Slobber-Chops and my self.
[UK]‘Peter Pindar’ ‘Lyric Odes’ Works (1794) I 73: A Dutchman, I forgot his name – Van Grout, Van Slabberchops, Van Stink.
[UK]Morn. Chron. (London) 14 Apr. 2/5: A man [...] who is well known under the indecorous and improper denomination of Alderman Slobberchops.
[UK]C. Hindley Life and Adventures of a Cheap Jack 89: What do you say, old Slobber-chops, that I’m a fool? Go home to your mother, and tell her to chain up Ugly; then go to the druggist’s shop and buy you twopennyworth of pigeons’ milk, three ounces of the blood of a grasshopper, a pint of self-boasting and pluck of a buck flea, [...] and that dose taken three mornings fasting will make your hair straight and your teeth curly.
[UK]Era (London) 16 Sept. 4/2: A blushing young gentleman whom she addressed as ‘slobberchops’.
[US]J.G. Holland Bay path 187: What do you mean, you little slobber-chops?
[US]R.L. Bellem ‘Dead Don’t Dream’ in Hollywood Detective July [Internet] Come on, slobber-puss. You asked me to fasten the pressure on that fat creep. [...] Let’s go!
[UK]Lancs. Eve. Post 26 Oct. 3/3: ‘O ay, slobber-chops,’ ses th’ boggart, flyin’ up into a tantrum.
R.A. Caras Going for the Blue 33: Patriot was our son’s great companion and show dog, and my wife was squiring the magnificent slobber-chops around.

In phrases

sling a slobber (v.)

to throw a kiss, to kiss.

[UK]J. Ware Passing Eng. of the Victorian Era 226/1: Sling a slobber (Low Life). To kiss, or rather sling a kiss – the salute itself, being the slobber.
Green Bay Press-Gaz. (WI) 9 Jan. A2/4: It would be much wiser to sling a slobber at the kicksy-wicksy and take her parky behavior [...] It’s English. Not the king’s brand, but a cross-section of the mod mood in London .