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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.
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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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