gumball
gumball gum"ball` (g[u^]m"b[add]l), n. A piece of chewing gum in the shape of a ball, usually covered with a colored glaze of sugar. They are often sold in a small, special-purpose coin-operated vending machine called a gumball machine. [PJC]

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  • Gumball — refers to a ball made of bubblegum often dispensed from gumball machine:Gumball may also refer to: *Gumball 3000, a car rally. *Student gumball rally, a car rally. *The fruit of the American Sweetgum tree. * Gumball, an Alternative rock band… …   Wikipedia

  • Gumball — Vor dem Start des Gumball 3000 in Pall Mall, London (2006) Das Gumball 3000 ist ein seit 1999 jährlich stattfindendes und in einigen der besuchten Länder illegales Autorennen auf öffentlichen Straßen (Streetracing). Es wird von involvierten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gumball — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Gumball peut faire référence : au Gumball 3000, un rallye automobile ; à Gumball, un groupe de rock alternatif américain. Le Monde Incroyable de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gumball — noun a) Chewing gum sold as a ball usually coated with colored hard sugar. Remember those clear globe dispensers with gumballs for a penny? b) A silly, laughable person. When he drinks too much hes a gumball …   Wiktionary

  • gumball — /gum bawl /, n. a brightly colored ball of sugar coated chewing gum. [1880 85, Amer.; GUM1 + BALL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gumball — gum|ball [ˈgʌmbo:l US bo:l] n AmE ↑chewing gum in the form of a small round brightly coloured sweet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gumball — gum|ball [ gʌm,bɔl ] noun count AMERICAN a small round brightly colored candy made of CHEWING GUM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gumball — [[t]gʌ̱mbɔːl[/t]] gumballs N COUNT Gumballs are round, brightly coloured balls of chewing gum. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • gumball — noun (C) AmE chewing gum in the form of a small round brightly coloured sweet …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gumball — /gum bawl /, n. a brightly colored ball of sugar coated chewing gum. [1880 85, Amer.; GUM1 + BALL1] …   Useful english dictionary

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