bubbly


bubbly
[[t]bʌ̱bli[/t]]
1) ADJ-GRADED (approval) Someone who is bubbly is very lively and cheerful and talks a lot.

...a bubbly girl who loves to laugh...

She had a bright and bubbly personality.

Syn:
2) N-UNCOUNT Champagne is sometimes called bubbly. [INFORMAL]

Guests were presented with glasses of bubbly on arrival.

3) ADJ-GRADED If something is bubbly, it has a lot of bubbles in it.

...a nice hot bubbly bath...

Melt the butter over a medium-low heat. When it is melted and bubbly, put in the flour.


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