bubblegum

adjective bub·ble·gum \ ˈbə-bəl-ˌgəm \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of bubblegum

: appealing to or characteristic of preteens or adolescents
  • bubblegum fashions

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First Known Use of bubblegum

1969


bubble gum

noun

Definition of bubble gum

1 : a chewing gum that can be blown into large bubbles
2 usually bubblegum play \ˈbə-bəl-ˌgəm\ : rock music having simple repetitive phrasings and intended especially for young teenagers

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First Known Use of bubble gum

1937


BUBBLEGUM Defined for English Language Learners

bubble gum

noun

Definition of bubble gum for English Language Learners

  • : a type of gum that you chew and that can be blown into large bubbles


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