adjective, bubblier, bubbliest.
full of, producing, or characterized by bubbles.
lively; effervescent; enthusiastic: the bubbly spirit of those early movie musicals.
noun, plural bubblies.
Informal. champagne ( defs 1, 2 ).

1590–1600; bubble + -y1

bubbliness, noun
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bubbly (ˈbʌblɪ)
adj , -blier, -bliest
1.  full of or resembling bubbles
2.  lively; animated; excited: a bubbly personality
3.  an informal name for champagne

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Word Origin & History

1590s, from bubble + -ly (2). Of persons, from 1939. The slang noun meaning "champagne" (1920) is short for bubbly water (1910).
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Example sentences
Plus you can slide into mud baths and sample our favorite kind of bubbly
  delight, sparkling wine.
On the other end of the spectrum are metropolitan areas where prices still look
She was shocked, given my day-to-day bubbly persona in the office.
Suddenly, the economic future looks a lot less bubbly.
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