bubble

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: ˈbʌb.əl
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bub‧ble

Noun[change]

Singular
bubble

Plural
bubbles

A soap bubble
  1. (countable) A bubble is a volume of air trapped in a liquid and can float in the air.
    The girl made a really big soap bubble.


Verb[change]

Plain form
bubble

Third-person singular
bubbles

Past tense
bubbled

Past participle
bubbled

Present participle
bubbling

  1. (intransitive) If something bubbles, it makes bubbles or begins to turn into a bubble.
    Wait until the water bubbles before turning off the stove.
  2. (intransitive) If something bubbles, it begins forming or is created.
    Rage bubbled inside of him.