soap bubble


noun

a bubble of soapsuds.
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

a bubble formed from soapy water
something that is ephemeral but attractive
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