Definitions for hubble-bubble

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. hookah.

  2. an uproar; turmoil.

Origin of hubble-bubble:

1625–35; rhyming compound based on bubble

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hookah, narghile, nargileh, sheesha, shisha, chicha, calean, kalian, water pipe, hubble-bubble, hubbly-bubbly(noun)

    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"


  1. hubble-bubble(Noun)

    a hookah

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hubble-bubble(noun)

    a tobacco pipe, so arranged that the smoke passes through water, making a bubbling noise, whence its name. In India, the bulb containing the water is often a cocoanut shell


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