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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybubble over
he/she/itbubbles over
present participlebubbling over
past tensebubbled over
past participlebubbled over
  1. if a happy or excited feeling bubbles over, you feel it very strongly and usually show that you are feeling it

    His optimism bubbled over.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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