Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Full of or producing bubbles.
  • adjective Resembling bubbles.
  • adjective Full of high spirits; effervescent.
  • noun Champagne.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of bubbles: as, “bubbly spume,”
  • Snotty: as, the bairn has a bubbly nose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Abounding in bubbles; bubbling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Full of bubbles.
  • adjective informal Cheerful, lively.
  • adjective Having the characteristics of bubbles.
  • adjective economics Having the characteristics of economic bubbles.
  • noun informal Champagne.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
  • adjective emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
  • adjective full of or showing high spirits

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

bubble +‎ -y

Examples

  • HARRISONBURG - As family, friends and former teachers mourn the loss of what they describe as a bubbly, fun-loving 17-year-old girl, a group of Turner Ashby High School students are pulling together to help in a time of need.

    Daily News-Record

  • HARRISONBURG - As family, friends and former teachers mourn the loss of what they describe as a bubbly, fun-loving 17-year-old girl, a group of Turner Ashby High School students are pulling together to help in a time of need.

    Daily News-Record

  • HARRISONBURG - As family, friends and former teachers mourn the loss of what they describe as a bubbly, fun-loving 17-year-old girl, a group of Turner Ashby High School students are pulling together to help in a time of need.

    Daily News-Record

  • In her neighborhood, India was known as a bubbly child who appeared to be in good health and well cared for.

    Man Charged With Murder Of 3-Year-Old

  • Any reason to open a bottle of bubbly is just fine with me!

    Like today, for example.

  • One of them even contained a picture of a woman with red hair covered in bubbly, magical looking water.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Do Authors Choose their Covers?

  • Bright and impressively flavorful from the first refreshing sip, this affordable bubbly is made with 60% pinot noir and 40% chardonnay by

    WTN: Lieb Family Cellars 2004 Bridge Lane Bubbly (North Fork of Long Island)

  • Bright and impressively flavorful from the first refreshing sip, this affordable bubbly is made with 60% pinot noir and 40% chardonnay by

    LENNDEVOURS:

  • “Hair of the dog,” I mutter under my breath as a generous flute of bubbly is put into my reluctant hand.

    calling in favours

  • “Hair of the dog,” I mutter under my breath as a generous flute of bubbly is put into my reluctant hand.

    cake

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