\ ˈsəd-zē How to pronounce sudsy (audio) \
sudsier; sudsiest

Definition of sudsy

1 : full of suds : frothy, foamy

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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 Spot clean any soiled areas with a cloth dipped in a mild sudsy soap solution. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "How to Wash Pillows in the Washing Machine and by Hand," 27 Jan. 2020 The sudsy liquid just streams in from under the dash. Roberto Baldwin, Car and Driver, "Customers Complaining—and Posting Video—of Teslas Taking in Puddle Water," 31 Jan. 2020 All beers in this great sudsy world trickle down from two streams: ales and lagers. Matt Allyn, Popular Mechanics, "Why Your Brewer's Favorite Beer Is a Lager," 14 Sep. 2019 Bobby Gordash’s brewery formerly known as Holy Mackerel Small Batch Beers is now a hub for sudsy experimentation, and will serve four five-ounce beers paired with four frosted rings from Dandee Donuts in Pompano Beach. Phillip Valys,, "National Donut Day 2019: Have a doughnut hamburger with your doughnut beer," 4 June 2019 This is why doctors recommend against adding anything sudsy or fragrant, like bath bombs or essential oils. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "What the Hell Is a Sitz Bath? (And Why Would You Take One?)," 14 Mar. 2019 If your window screen looks especially grimy, pop it out and wash with hot, sudsy water and a soft brush, then rinse and let dry before putting it back. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Way to Clean Windows, According to Our Cleaning Lab," 22 Feb. 2019 Spot clean any soiled areas with a cloth dipped in a mild sudsy soap solution. Lauren Smith, Good Housekeeping, "How to Clean Pillows the Right Way," 17 Oct. 2018 The surprisingly sudsy pucks are small but powerful and, best of all, there are 12 different kinds. Rebecca Norris, Allure, "Lush's Internet-Famous Shampoo Bars Made My Hair Crazy Shiny," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of sudsy

1866, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sudsy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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