Definitions for soapyˈsoʊ pi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

soap•yˈsoʊ pi(adj.)soap•i•er, soap•i•est.

  1. containing or impregnated with soap:

    soapy water.

  2. covered with soap or lather.

  3. of or like soap:

    a clean, soapy smell.

  4. Informal. of or like a soap opera; melodramatic.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saponaceous, soapy(adj)

    resembling or having the qualities of soap

    "a soapy consistency"

  2. buttery, fulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuous(adj)

    unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

    "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. soapy(adjective)ˈsoʊ pi

    containing soap

    soapy water


  1. soapy(Adjective)

    resembling soap

    A soapy taste.

  2. soapy(Adjective)

    resembling a soap opera

  3. soapy(Adjective)

    full of soap

    soapy water

  4. soapy(Adjective)

    covered in soap

    His skin was still soapy after the shower.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soapy

    resembling soap; having the qualities of, or feeling like, soap; soft and smooth

  2. Soapy

    smeared with soap; covered with soap

Translations for soapy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


covered with, or full of, soap

soapy water.

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