effervescent

Something effervescent has bubbles or froth, like a sparkling wine or a bubble bath. If you have a happy, light, cheerful personality — if you are "bubbly" — you too are effervescent.

Coming from the Latin effervēscere, the original meaning was more boiling than bubbly, thanks to the ferv part, which means "hot." The word literally refers to bubbles giving off gas, and any drinks you enjoy that are nose-ticklingly effervescent make bubbles that pop and release into the air. Remember, someone with an effervescent personality is just bubbly, not full of gas!

Primary Meanings of effervescent

1.
adj
(of a liquid) giving off bubbles
2.
adj
marked by high spirits or excitement
Full Definitions of effervescent
1

adj (of a liquid) giving off bubbles

Synonyms:
bubbling, bubbly, effervescing, foaming, foamy, frothy, spumy
emitting or filled with bubbles as from carbonation or fermentation
aerated, charged
supplied with carbon dioxide
fizzing, fizzy
hissing and bubbling
carbonated
having carbonation (especially artificially carbonated)
Antonyms:
noneffervescent
not effervescent
flat
having lost effervescence
noncarbonated, uncarbonated
not having carbonation
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adj used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide

Synonyms:
sparkling
Antonyms:
noneffervescent, still
not sparkling
2

adj marked by high spirits or excitement

“his fertile effervescent mind”
Synonyms:
bubbling, frothy, scintillating, sparkly
lively
full of life and energy

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