hubble-bubble

hubble-bubble

[huhb-uhl-buhb-uhl]
noun
1.
a simple form of the hookah, in which the smoke passes through water, causing a bubbling sound.
2.
a bubbling sound.
3.
an uproar; turmoil.

Origin:
1625–35; rhyming compound based on bubble

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hubble-bubble (ˈhʌbəlˈbʌbəl)
 
n
1.  another name for hookah
2.  hubbub; turmoil
3.  a bubbling or gargling sound
 
[C17: rhyming jingle based on bubble]

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