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bubbly

[buhb-lee] /ˈbʌb li/
adjective, bubblier, bubbliest.
1.
full of, producing, or characterized by bubbles.
2.
lively; effervescent; enthusiastic:
the bubbly spirit of those early movie musicals.
noun, plural bubblies.
3.
Informal. champagne (defs 1, 2).
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; bubble + -y1
Related forms
bubbliness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bubbliness

bubbly

/ˈbʌblɪ/
adjective -blier, -bliest
1.
full of or resembling bubbles
2.
lively; animated; excited: a bubbly personality
noun
3.
an informal name for champagne
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Word Origin and History for bubbliness

bubbly

adj.

1590s, from bubble (n.) + -ly (2). Of persons, from 1939. The slang noun meaning "champagne" (1920) is short for bubbly water (1910).

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Slang definitions & phrases for bubbliness

bubbly

noun

Champagne; sparkling wine (1920+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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