[buhb-uh l-guhm]


a type of chewing gum that can be blown into large bubbles through the lips.
Slang. light rock-'n'-roll music characterized by simple, repetitive phrasing and lyrics.

Nearby words

  1. bubble tea,
  2. bubble under,
  3. bubble wrap,
  4. bubble-gum,
  5. bubble-jet printer,
  6. bubblegummer,
  7. bubblehead,
  8. bubbler,
  9. bubbletop,
  10. bubbly

Origin of bubblegum

First recorded in 1935–40; bubble + gum1

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