Definition of bubble and squeak in English:

bubble and squeak

Syllabification: bub·ble and squeak


Cooked cabbage fried with cooked potatoes and often meat.
More example sentences
  • I sat over a plate of bubble and squeak topped with two fried eggs and contemplated the canvas, all blocked out and ready for colour.
  • Greene is so stuffed with bubble and squeak and bunched into his Seville Row wardrobe that he's as convincing as a corncob in the role of brave hero.
  • And there was some unspeakable bubble and squeak in a dry, pot-shaped lump that had the flavour of frostbitten turnip.


late 18th century: from the sounds of the mixture cooking.

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