Make Your Mouth Water

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To be intimidated by something in such a way that you feel inclined towards it and desperately desire of eating or drinking by feeling pleasure

Etymology:

  • The expression originated from the middle of the 16th century. In the literal meaning, the term usually refers to a particular food or liquid that mouth unconsciously produces saliva at the sight of it. The term can also be used for the pleasure one can feel at the mere thought of something amazing or beautiful.
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Sara's wedding cake was looking tasty that made my mouth water

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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