Definition of Bubblegum

1. Noun. (usually uncountable) A sweet chewing gum formulated to be stretchy so the chewer can blow bubbles with it. ¹

2. Noun. (sometimes derogatory) A type of pop music marked by sweetness, pep and charm (rather than depth or complexity). ¹

3. Adjective. tasting like bubblegum ¹

4. Adjective. by extension, sweet, perky, or youthful ¹

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Definition of Bubblegum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bubblegum

bubble shell
bubble shells
bubble sort
bubble sorts
bubble tea
bubble team
bubble teams
bubble teas
bubble up
bubble wand
bubble wands
bubble wrap
bubbled over
bubbled up
bubblegum (current term)
bubbler irrigation
bubbles over
bubbles up

Literary usage of Bubblegum

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1. Costa Rica Alive! by Bruce Morris (2002)
"You may also hear some trova and nueva trova, which is Cuban pop, usually a bit on the bubblegum side, but some of the old stuff is great. ..."

2. Conceptions of Social Inquiry by J. J. Snyman (1993)
"... such as the music of El Zimmo, and the so-called bubblegum pop; it is almost necessary to be an Afrikaner in order to understand the difference between ..."

3. Images of Israel by Hanan Isachar, Danny Ben-Tal, Hedva Isachar Canetti (1994)
"“On April Fools' Day last year I into my older brother's room while he sleeping and polished his toenails bubblegum “You call a prank?” Campbell said. ..."

4. Opening Moves: Marines Gear Up for Warby Henry I. Shaw, Jr. by Henry I. Shaw, Jr. (1996)
"Collector cards donated by LtGen William R. Maloney, USMC (Ret) Popular bubblegum cards printed in 1941 illustrate how the American public viewed the ..."

5. Asymmetric Marketing: Tossing the 'Chasm' in the Age of the Software Superpowers by Joseph E. Bentzel (2006)
"But I see this kind of 'field' advice as pure bubblegum marketing...pure abstraction. And in a model largely dependent on dominating your original ..."

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