hubble-bubble

noun

hub·​ble-bub·​ble ˈhə-bəl-ˌbə-bəl How to pronounce hubble-bubble (audio)
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: a flurry of sound or activity : commotion

Word History

Etymology

reduplication of bubble

First Known Use

1634, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of hubble-bubble was in 1634

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Cite this Entry

“Hubble-bubble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hubble-bubble. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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