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soap bubble

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  • soap-bubble

NounEdit

A soap bubble.

soap bubble (plural soap bubbles)

  1. A very thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere with an iridescent surface.
  2. (figuratively) Anything attractive but unsubstantial.
    • J. C. Shairp
      this soap bubble of the metaphysicians

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