hubble-bubble

noun
hub·​ble-bub·​ble | \ ˈhə-bəl-ˌbə-bəl How to pronounce hubble-bubble (audio) \

Definition of hubble-bubble

2 : a flurry of sound or activity : commotion

First Known Use of hubble-bubble

1634, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hubble-bubble

reduplication of bubble

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