Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bubble

5 senses of bubble

Sense 1
bubble -- (form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling")
       => emit, breathe, pass off -- (expel (gases or odors))
          Phrasal Verb-> bubble over#1

Sense 2
ripple, babble, guggle, burble, bubble, gurgle -- (flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 3
bubble -- (rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles; "bubble to the surface")
       => rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise -- (move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows")

Sense 4
bubble -- (cause to form bubbles; "bubble gas through a liquid")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 5
burp, bubble, belch, eruct -- (expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table")
       => emit, breathe, pass off -- (expel (gases or odors))

Antonyms of adj bubbling

2 senses of bubbling

Sense 1
bubbling, bubbly, foaming, foamy, frothy, effervescing, spumy -- (emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer")

INDIRECT (VIA effervescent) -> noneffervescent -- (not effervescent)

Sense 2
bubbling, effervescent, frothy, scintillating, sparkly -- (marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders")

INDIRECT (VIA lively) -> dull -- (lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods")

Similarity of adj bubbling

2 senses of bubbling

Sense 1
bubbling, bubbly, foaming, foamy, frothy, effervescing, spumy -- (emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation; "bubbling champagne"; "foamy (or frothy) beer")
       => effervescent (vs. noneffervescent) -- ((of a liquid) giving off bubbles)

Sense 2
bubbling, effervescent, frothy, scintillating, sparkly -- (marked by high spirits or excitement; "his fertile effervescent mind"; "scintillating personality"; "a row of sparkly cheerleaders")
       => lively (vs. dull) -- (full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party")

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