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bobble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
bobblebob‧ble1 /ˈbɒbəl $ ˈbɑː-/ noun [countable]  British EnglishDCC a small soft ball, usually made of wool, that is used especially for decorating clothes Her pullover had bobbles on the front.bobbly adjective
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bobbleShe's got this cute little duffle coat on and a bobble hat with her hair sticking out the bottom.And on his head a woollen ski hat with a bobble on top.Chunky long length bobble sweater, £269, in a variety of colours.The silk was slightly rough to the touch, the surface marked with little bobbles of thread.Marsalis scales the stratospheric extreme of the piccolo trumpet without a single bobble.You know the Dougie Rae thing, it's still bothering me, how exactly did he get the bobble hat concession?She sold one or two bobble hats, then moved one hundred and fifty miles away.Highly polished floorboards peeped around the white carpets, the curtains were ruffled and there were white shades with bobbles.
Related topics: Sport
bobblebobble2 verb  1 [transitive] American EnglishDSHOLD to drop or hold a ball in an uncontrolled way syn fumble2 [intransitive] British English if a piece of clothing bobbles, especially a sweater, it forms little balls on the surface of the cloth after it has been worn or washed syn pill American English
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bobbleSome surfaces can make it bobble a bit, though not enough to put you off.The white and blue flesh bobbling in the sun.The shortstop bobbled the ball and the runner ran home.
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Verb table
bobble
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybobble
he, she, itbobbles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybobbled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bobbled
he, she, ithas bobbled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bobbled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bobble
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bobbled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bobbling
he, she, itis bobbling
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you, we, theyare bobbling
Past
I, he, she, itwas bobbling
you, we, theywere bobbling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bobbling
he, she, ithas been bobbling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bobbling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bobbling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bobbling
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