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bub·ble·gum

 (bŭb′əl-gŭm′)
n. also bubble gum
1. Chewing gum that can be blown into bubbles.
2. Slang A style of popular music designed to appeal to adolescents, characterized by bouncy rhythms and a generally cheerful tone.
adj. Slang
1. Of or characteristic of bubblegum music: bubblegum rock.
2. Marked by or displaying an adolescent immaturity, as in style or taste.

bub•ble•gum

(ˈbʌb əlˌgʌm)

n.
a type of chewing gum that can be blown into large bubbles through the lips.
[1935–40]
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95 Strawberry and bubble-gum ice cream with sherbet, popping candy, and bubble-gum sauce, with soft fresh vanilla ice cream.
The toothpaste comes in bubble-gum flavor and is sugar-free.
As we neared our destination, I busied myself suppressing tears by pretending that I actually cared about what rock groups had recorded whatever bubble-gum songs were playing on the radio.
This is not just heavy rock or bubble-gum pop, but sectarian music, singing about wars and praising murders.
The book's bubble-gum pink cover and pages in pastels really makes the text jump off the page.
There's a charming modesty to much of the work: the colorful Styrofoam balls that occupy the corner of a room, a pencil shaved like an apple peel into a graceful helix, the bubble-gum orb that looks like a brain stuck at eye level on the wall.
The deal will give Zed Gum the additional capacity to allow it to realise its current expansion into the US bubble-gum market.
Go past the bubble-gum machine on your left and head to the end, then turn right into the garden section.
Alas, this is Hollywood, a place where even the pleasures of bubble-gum ice cream prove fleeting.
Yet each soundmaker--a twenty-five-foot-long accordion (Virtuoso, 2000), a thirteen-foot-high set of drums (Drumkit, 1999), a limp rubber guitar in bubble-gum pink (Prosthesis, 2000), a tuba spliced with a pocket trumpet (Lip Lock, 2000)--suggests a ghostly band as funny and vibrant as a musical parade of mimes in a Fellini film.
Still, doesn't this sound like a general manager's dream, a player whose bubble-gum card ages while his bat and arm remain boyish?