From the verb bubble: (⇒ conjugate)
bubbling is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. start to bubble
  2. bubble over
  3. bubble up from the [bottom, depths, earth]
  4. bubble up out of the [pot, depths, glass]
  5. bubble up from (deep) [inside, within]
  6. is bubbling with [excitement, enthusiasm]
  7. is bubbling over with [anger, excitement]
  8. feelings of [anger, hostility, love] came bubbling up
  9. [troubles, tensions] are bubbling just beneath the surface
  10. the [liquid, water, soup] is bubbling (away)
  11. is bubbling away [on the stove]
  12. began to bubble and froth
n as adj
  1. the [arena, stadium] has a bubble [dome, roof]
  2. take a bubble bath
  3. sent it in a bubble mailer
  4. wrap the [package, present] in bubble wrap
  5. a bubble jet in the [tub, hot tub]
  6. Slang, offensive: has a bubble butt
  7. drink bubble tea
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