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soap bubble

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noun
  1. a bubble of soapsuds.
  2. something that lacks substance or permanence.
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Origin of soap bubble

First recorded in 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for soap bubble

soap bubble

noun
  1. a bubble formed from soapy water
  2. something that is ephemeral but attractive
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