suds


1suds

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˈsədz\

: bubbles that form on top of water that contains soap

Full Definition of SUDS

1
:  water impregnated with soap or a synthetic detergent compound and worked up into froth; also :  the lather or froth on such water
2
a :  foam, froth
b :  beer
suds·less \-ləs\ adjective

Origin of SUDS

probably from Middle Dutch sudse marsh; akin to Old English sēothan to seethe — more at seethe
First Known Use: 1581

2suds

verb

Definition of SUDS

transitive verb
:  to wash in suds
intransitive verb
:  to form suds

First Known Use of SUDS

1834

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