bubbling bubbling  /ˈbə bə lɪŋ/


  1. (adj) emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
  2. (adj) marked by high spirits or excitement


  1. After Google's deal, dotcoms are bubbling hot.
  2. Merriment always seemed to be bubbling just below the surface, even when the topics were somber.
  3. Such passion has been bubbling over of late.


  1. One wishes there were a better explanation for this neon-green liquid bubbling up from a sinkhole in

    One wishes there were a better explanation for this neon-green liquid bubbling up from a sinkhole in a Philadelphia street— is it the ooze? —but it's just food dye used to help city workers trace the cause of cave-ins and other cracks in the city's infrastructure. Read more...        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Gawker

  2. Bubbling creek, rustling leaves accompany symphony performed in Ravenna Park ravine

    The sounds of a bubbling creek and wind passing through trees high overhead accompanied the horns and strings of a symphony performed in Ravenna Park ravine on Saturday night. Performers played excerpts from composer Nat Evans’ “Hungry Ghosts.” The music was performed by candlelight. Also performed was “mr/2,” composed by John Teske and an improvised sax solo by Neil Welch. People gathered in ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  3. Bubbling Under: Lorde Leaps Onto U.S. Radio

    Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Billboard


  1. "I've taken to calling it 'the great bubbling,'" Yergin said. "Some of it is going to lead to very major changes."
    on Feb 9, 2007 By: Daniel Yergin Source: Forbes

  2. "The boss gave us a round of applause when we came in, and all the lads were bubbling," said Walcott to Arsenal TV Online. "None of us were happy with the first half. We were 1-0 down and hadn't played well. The boss just showed his passion...
    on Dec 14, 2009 By: Theo Walcott Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Candidly, I worry about some of these emotions bubbling over. If you could hear people who phone in, they're not very pleased," Gord Steeves, who represents the St. Vital ward, said in an interview.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Gord Steeves Source: Winnipeg Free Press

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