Definition of bubblegum in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌb(ə)lgʌm


[mass noun]
  • 1Chewing gum that can be blown into bubbles.
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    • In another piece, a sculpture called Rebellion #1, the work is made entirely from bubblegum and chewing gum and creates a perfectly realised chicken ready for baking [albeit for small dinner party].
    • She kept on blowing her bubblegum, swallowed the bubble and blowed again.
    • In the afternoons they were allowed to take a trip to the nearby country store - Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market - to buy sodas, sweets and bubblegum.
  • 1.1 (also bubblegum pink) [mass noun] The bright pink colour that is typical of bubblegum: oddball colours like chartreuse and bubblegum [as modifier]: bubblegum capri pants
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    • Only a handful of adventurous souls opt for bubblegum pink, orange and purple.
    • Today, she's dressed head to toe in bubblegum pink, blinding white and jangling gold jewellery.
    • It has a range of super-trendy zipper jackets in hot, bubblegum pink.
  • 2 [usually as modifier] chiefly North American Pop music that is catchy and repetitive and designed to appeal especially to teenagers: rockers hate bubblegum pop
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    • ‘In the Zone’ is her third album and although not a total disaster, it is definitely not the bubblegum fluff her teenage fanbase expect from their pop princess.
    • But what I really mean by pop is sugar-sweet, bubblegum pop.
    • Some of these songs are as bubblegum and as playful as they come.

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