abubble

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

a- (in such a state or condition) +‎ bubble[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

abubble (not comparable)

  1. In a state of excitement, agitated activity, or motion. [First attested in the mid 20th century.][1]
    After they had sat down, the party remained abubble until the speaker rose.
  2. Bubbling.
    The sour mash was abubble.

AdverbEdit

abubble (not comparable)

  1. Bubbling over with excitement. [First attested in the mid 20th century.][1]

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 10
Last modified on 10 February 2014, at 18:55