Definition of soapy
soapilyplay \ˈsō-pə-lē\ adverb
soapinessplay \ˈsō-pē-nəs\ noun
Examples of soapy in a Sentence
The stone has a soapy feel.
a typically soapy introduction for the guest speaker at the organization's annual banquet
Recent Examples of soapy from the Web
One exception is when fire departments spray with a soapy water which can kill the bees.
And apparently, Pretty Little Liars creator I. Marlene King and actress Troian Bellisario—who plays both Spencer and her mirror image, Alex Drake—have been planning the shocker that concluded the soapy drama on Tuesday night for years.
Tighten, if needed, then coat connections with soapy water.
Any egg masses scraped off their surfaces should be destroyed by drowning them in soapy water, the report says.
Keep raw food separate from ready-to-eat items, use hot soapy water to clean every work surface and tool that contacts raw food and refrigerate perishable food within two hours.
An effective way to control them is to pick them off by hand and dispose of them, preferably by dropping them into soapy water.
The city’s mayor has ordered soapy water to be sprayed on the steps of the popular Basilica di Santa Croce during lunchtime in a bid to shoo away hungry picnickers.
Check all fittings for propane on gas grills by coating connections with soapy water.
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First Known Use of soapy
SOAPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of soapy for English Language Learners
: containing soap
: like soap
SOAPY Defined for Kids
Definition of soapy for Students
1 : covered with soap a soapy face
2 : containing soap soapy water
3 : like soap a soapy feel
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