bub·​bly | \ ˈbə-b(ə-)lē How to pronounce bubbly (audio) \
bubblier; bubbliest

Definition of bubbly

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : full of bubbles : effervescent a bubbly bottle of pop
2 : full of or showing good spirits : lively, effusive
3 : resembling a bubble a bubbly dome



Definition of bubbly (Entry 2 of 2)

Synonyms & Antonyms for bubbly

Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of bubbly in a Sentence

Adjective She is pretty, bubbly, and smart. offered their bubbly congratulations to the expectant parents
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Available in scents like lavender, eucalyptus, lemon and red poppy, a few splashes of these herbal bath oils turn a basic soak into a bubbly oasis. Annie O’sullivan, Good Housekeeping, 9 Sep. 2022 Toast summer goodbye with a bubbly blend of sparkling rosé, mashed raspberries, and a variety of other refreshing summer cocktails. Laura Kostelny, Country Living, 19 Aug. 2022 Moments before shrapnel sliced through a downtown district, the bubbly child, Liza Dmytrieva, was shown in social media posts, happily pushing her own stroller. Laura King, Los Angeles Times, 24 July 2022 An intricate rendering of Amethyst crystals is followed by a dog with a bubbly body of basalt. Howard Lee, Ars Technica, 7 May 2022 Poured over ice, the bubbly combination makes a refreshing and quick-to-pour cocktail. Rebekah Peppler, Los Angeles Times, 25 Mar. 2022 Other options include Karma, known for its bubbly selection, and Nefarious Cellars, with structured red wines and an expansive view of the landscape. Emily Cappiello, Condé Nast Traveler, 28 Oct. 2021 Because of his bubbly personality and general zest for life, Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Willy Adames can be a lot of fun to be around. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 20 Sep. 2021 After the final out, Giants players hugged on the field and coaches did the same in the dugout before heading inside the clubhouse for a bubbly celebration. Michael Wagaman, ajc, 14 Sep. 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Indeed, many bubbly markets, Palacios says, are barreling towards price cuts in both 2023 and 2024. Fortune, 20 July 2022 The bubbly was then fitted with an expedition cork and topped with a capsule marking the vintage, before being left to rest for another year. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 15 July 2022 Try cranberry juice, lemonade, or even pomegranate as a base for your bubbly. Janae Mckenzie, Glamour, 4 May 2022 Along with almost every major celebration comes a call to pop open the bubbly. Rachel King, Fortune, 5 Dec. 2020 This agreeable champers is on the delicate side, with peach, apple and apricot flavors and a soft bubbly texture. Washington Post, 4 Dec. 2020 Two delicious rosés lead the way, along with a Bordeaux, a California cabernet and a South African bubbly. Washington Post, 27 Mar. 2020 The Dash mini toaster oven revives leftover Buffalo wings, busts out bubbly Bagel Bites, and inspires joy. Annalee Soskin, Bon Appétit, 11 Mar. 2020 View this post on Instagram bought myself some peanuts, crackerjacks, a hamburger, and sipped bubbly while dancing with my girls to a few of our fav country music artists. Lia Beck, refinery29.com, 6 Jan. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of bubbly


1568, in the meaning defined at sense 1


1916, in the meaning defined above

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19 Sep 2022

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“Bubbly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bubbly. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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