[ buhb-lee ]
/ ˈbʌb li /
adjective, bub·bli·er, bub·bli·est.
full of, producing, or characterized by bubbles.
lively; effervescent; enthusiastic: the bubbly spirit of those early movie musicals.
noun, plural bub·blies.
Informal. champagne(defs 1, 2).
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Origin of bubbly
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/ (ˈbʌblɪ) /
adjective -blier or -bliest
full of or resembling bubbles
lively; animated; exciteda bubbly personality
an informal name for champagne
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