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1. An uproar; a hubbub.
2. See hookah.
[Reduplication and alteration of bubble.]
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1. (Brewing) another name for hookah
2. hubbub; turmoil
3. a bubbling or gargling sound
[C17: rhyming jingle based on bubble]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
2. an uproar; turmoil.
[1625–35; rhyming compound based on bubble]
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|Noun||1.||hubble-bubble - an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola"|
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