abubble
adjective Date: circa 1869 1. being in the process of bubbling 2. being in a state of agitated activity or motion ; astir

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • abubble — adjective a) Bubbling. The sour mash was abubble. b) In a state of excitement. After they had sat down, the party remained abubble until the speaker rose. See Also: bubbly, in a bubble …   Wiktionary

  • abubble — /euh bub euhl/, adj. 1. bubbling, as while cooking or boiling. 2. characterized by intense enthusiasm or activity: The store was abubble with last minute shoppers. [1865 70; A 1 + BUBBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • abubble — /euh bub euhl/, adj. 1. bubbling, as while cooking or boiling. 2. characterized by intense enthusiasm or activity: The store was abubble with last minute shoppers. [1865 70; A 1 + BUBBLE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • abubble — a•bub•ble [[t]əˈbʌb əl[/t]] adj. 1) cvb bubbling 2) cvb characterized by excited enthusiasm or activity • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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