Definitions

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  • n. an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Many majlises have been exchanged with the imported culture of coffee houses that serve tobacco called sheesha or hubbly-bubbly.

    Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi: How Urbanisation Is Changing Emirati Identity

  • Breathe, focus inwardly, and trust your gut as the best travel guide - especially when things go unexpectedly hubbly-bubbly.

    Lisa Haisha: When Plans Go Hubbly Bubbly - Part Two

  • Iraqis watch television at home, while smoking hubbly-bubbly in Baghdad cafes, while gazing up from plates of lamb and blackened tomatoes over lunch, and on small screens behind the grocery shop cashier.

    Sex and Politics and Screeds and Attitude

  • Controversial Scotland Yard Commander Ali Dizaei - already the subject of a separate misconduct inquiry - had accused Waad Al-Baghdadi of assaulting him with the mouthpiece of a traditional Middle Eastern 'hubbly-bubbly' water pipe.

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  • Now Met boss Dizaei is accused of 'making up' evidence against suspect accused of attacking him with a hubbly-bubbly pipe

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  • Naturally we all piled on top almost suffocating him, and then preceded to drink and hubbly-bubbly the evening away with interludes of impromptu group rapping and a (rather drunken) dance off (as nobody was keen to climb the hill with me to follow the awesome tunes emitted from it).

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