sudsier; sudsiest
: full of suds : frothy, foamy

Examples of sudsy in a Sentence

came out of the bathroom with her hair all sudsy because someone had turned off the water
Recent Examples on the Web The clip shows Finn frolicking and diving around in sudsy water in his enclosure while zoo visitors watch with smiles. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 13 Aug. 2023 For heavy grease build-up and stuck-on splatters, wipe your microwave door down with an all-purpose grease-cutting cleaner (like Mr. Clean Deep Cleaning Mist ) or a sudsy mix of dish soap and water. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, 31 May 2023 This should look similar to a sudsy bath, and the egg whites won't really hold their shape. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 23 June 2023 Next, grab a bucket with soapy water and a bristle brush and wash the filter in the sudsy water, gently brushing it as needed until clean. Samantha Hunter, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Apr. 2023 Best Dish Soap This super-sudsy soap is coupled with calming fragrance to create a mood-boosting ambience. Katy Kiick Condon, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Mar. 2023 Other craft breweries plan to take advantage of the sudsy Black Friday tradition with volume, releasing more than one beer style, ranging from a traditional Imperial stout to one that mimics the taste of fruitcake to one that has an ABV that tops 20%. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10 Nov. 2020 Dip a cloth in the solution and wipe the sudsy water over the jewelry. Lauren Smith McDonough, Good Housekeeping, 28 Feb. 2023 Wash away dried, stuck-on dirt from the sides and top grilles with a brush dipped in a sudsy water solution. Carolyn Forté, Good Housekeeping, 18 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sudsy was in 1866

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Cite this Entry

“Sudsy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


sudsier; sudsiest
: full of suds
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