Meaning of BUBBLE in English



Function: verb

Inflected Form: bub · bled ; bub · bling \ ' b ə -b( ə -)li ŋ \

Date: 15th century

intransitive verb

1 a : to form or produce bubbles b : to rise in or as if in bubbles ― usually used with up

2 : to flow with a gurgling sound <a brook bubbling over rocks>

3 a : to become lively or effervescent < bubbling with good humor> b : to speak in a lively and fluent manner

transitive verb

1 : to utter (as words) effervescently

2 : to cause to bubble

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.