Didn't want to burst the new volunteers' bubble.
An example of bubble is for boiling water to start forming little balls on the surface of the water.
An example of bubble is making a popping sound such as the sound made by a pot of tomato sauce that is boiling on the stove.
A brook bubbling along its course.
An example of a bubble is a thin ball of soap; a soap bubble.
An example of a bubble is the carbonation in a soda.
Soup bubbling on the stove.
The kids were bubbling over with excitement.
Coaches evaluating bubble players to see which ones might play at a higher level.
For no woman, sure, will plead the passion of love for an excuse. This would be to own herself the mere tool and bubble of the man.
- On the brink of a new development or condition, especially in danger of being cut from a sports team:.
- To overflow, as boiling liquid.
- To be unrestrained in expressing one's enthusiasm, zest, etc.
- In a situation in which the outcome is uncertain but already in the process of being determined or decided.
Origin of bubble
- From Middle English bubelen to bubble
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Partly imitative, also influenced by burble.