1. [syn: hookah, narghile, nargileh, sheesha, shisha, chicha, calean, kalian, water pipe, hubble-bubble, hubbly-bubbly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hubble-bubble \Hub"ble-bub`ble\, n.
A tobacco pipe, so arranged that the smoke passes through
water, making a bubbling noise, whence its name. In India,
the bulb containing the water is often a cocoanut shell. It
is a simple type of hookah.
[1913 Webster] Hubble Telescope
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube
connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by
passing through water; "a bipolar world with the hookah and
Turkish coffee versus hamburgers and Coca Cola" [syn:
hookah, narghile, nargileh, sheesha, shisha,
chicha, calean, kalian, water pipe, hubble-