soapy

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adjective \ˈsō-pē\

Definition of soapy

soapier

;

soapiest

  1. 1 :  smeared with soap :  lathered

  2. 2 :  containing or combined with soap or saponin

  3. 3a :  having the qualities of soap; especially :  smooth and slipperyb :  unctuous, suave

  4. 4 :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a soap opera

soapily

play \ˈsō-pə-lē\ adverb

soapiness

play \ˈsō-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of soapy in a Sentence

  1. The stone has a soapy feel.

  2. a typically soapy introduction for the guest speaker at the organization's annual banquet

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First Known Use of soapy

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SOAPY Defined for English Language Learners

soapy

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adjective

Definition of soapy for English Language Learners

  • : containing soap

  • : like soap


SOAPY Defined for Kids

soapy

play
adjective \ˈsō-pē\

Definition of soapy for Students

soapier

;

soapiest

  1. 1 :  covered with soap a soapy face

  2. 2 :  containing soap soapy water

  3. 3 :  like soap a soapy feel



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