Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Emitting or exhibiting bubbles; giving out a sound such as is caused by bubbles; gurgling.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. giving off bubbles; -- of a liquid.
- adj. stimulatingly lively, witty, and entertaining; -- of people.
- adj. marked by high spirits or excitement
- adj. emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
“I've even started to see the term bubbling up in pop culture, used by people who clearly get it.”
“Here is a place we were never meant to see: a remnant sea of oil, bubbling from the spend depths of a deposit.”
“In fact, by quarter's end, concerns about Europe were once again bubbling to the surface.”
“We love the rich, savory flavor of eggs fried in bubbling hot olive oil and the way the oil makes the whites puffy around the yolks and crisp around the edges.”
“It was wonderfully cool inside, and we admired various fish and invertebrates and newts in bubbling fresh - and saltwater tanks.”
“The newest vat grown muscles, flexing in bubbling jars.”
“Then the melodies magically would begin bubbling through the air.”
“Once my grandmother was neatly removed from all of the things that kept her brain bubbling along - crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, the Star and Reader's Digest - she fell into a gray, sightless vaccuum that neatly Hoovered her mind away.”
“Wildlife: The geese are stopping over in "bubbling pond" to a small extent -- they mostly just fly over now that the lakes have frozen.”
“There's been a phrase bubbling forth that really bothers me.”
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words for quiet sounds
( randomness, descriptive )
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Words that sound like what they mean, but they're not *technically* onomatopoetic.
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Words from 2009 'Watchmen' film.
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