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overbubble

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ bubble

VerbEdit

overbubble (third-person singular simple present overbubbles, present participle overbubbling, simple past and past participle overbubbled)

  1. To bubble over, especially with exuberance or enthusiasm.
    • 1960, John R Rice, Apples of Gold
      My peace is divine, and it never can cloy, / And that makes my heart overbubble with joy.
    • 1969, Max Beerbohm, More Theatres, 1898-1903
      Humour is ever Mr Pinero's strongest point, and in none of his plays does it so gaily effervesce and overbubble as in Sweet Lavender...

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