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suds

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction \ˈsədz\

Definition of suds

  1. 1 :  water impregnated with soap or a synthetic detergent compound and worked up into froth; also :  the lather or froth on such water

  2. 2a :  foam, frothb :  beer

sudsless

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Origin and Etymology of suds

probably from Middle Dutch sudse marsh; akin to Old English sēothan to seethe — more at seethe


First Known Use: 1581


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suds

verb

Definition of suds

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to wash in suds

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to form suds

1834

First Known Use of suds

1834


SUDS Defined for English Language Learners

suds

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Definition of suds for English Language Learners

  • : bubbles that form on top of water that contains soap


SUDS Defined for Kids

suds

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noun plural \ˈsədz\

Definition of suds for Students

  1. 1 :  soapy water especially when foamy

  2. 2 :  the foam on soapy water


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