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speech bubble

n.
A rounded or irregularly shaped outline, as in a cartoon or other drawing, containing words that represent a character's speech and often featuring a tail that points toward the speaker. Also called speech balloon.
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It will immediately appear in the speech bubble, thus, will be visible for anyone present in Augmented Reality.
The logo resembles a blue speech bubble with the word "Vibes" written in white lowercase.
And, as the crowds crammed into London's Parliament Square, a speech bubble was raised to the lips of the former PM's statue to remind onlookers: "We fought for Europe."
The speech bubble pops, leaving the words "disappointing outcome" behind, "generic lament," says the blob.
A speech bubble emanating from Santa's mouth says: "Let's have another one and miss out Wales."
The comic-strip style invention explanations don't have quite enough room to breathe (and they've overdone it on the speech bubble front), while the text is crammed in and not always easy to follow.
"I recently saw a cartoon in one of your Egyptian newspapers, which had me drawn out inside a TV screen with a speech bubble that read, 'I need a women to make me sad,'" the "Caesar of Arabic Song" said.
The Christmas card shows a smiling baby, with a speech bubble saying: "I'm waiting."
Have students include a speech bubble "greeting" that serves to "invite" the viewer into the work.
The collection prominently features a piece of iconography: the speech bubble, a symbol of self-expression.
The Mail used a big picture of me with a speech bubble saying: "It's great to be back on terra cotta." They claim I said it after a stormy flight.
Next to these pictures are a speech bubble that reads, "Where are You Yeezy?"