verb (used with object)
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Idioms for soap
Origin of soap
OTHER WORDS FROM soapsoapless, adjectivesoaplike, adjectiveo·ver·soap, verb (used with object)un·soaped, adjective
Words nearby soap
Example sentences from the Web for soap
“We know that the virus is very sensitive to soaps and surfactants,” Turner says.Treatments that target the coronavirus in the nose might help prevent COVID-19|Laura Sanders|September 14, 2020|Science News
Soap operas are only called soap operas because Procter & Gamble—the US personal care behemoth that makes, among many other products, bars of soap—produced a number of popular series in the 1950s and 1960s.
At camp, all you need to set up an effective handwashing station is clean running water and soap.
Using Virtue Foundation maps to figure out where they were most needed, they stationed the buckets around 62 Sissala East communities, along with locally made soap.
And just this week, reports surfaced that the regime recently executed 10 party officials for watching South Korean soap operas.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like the soap operas of yore, Marvel has replaced major and minor characters in their films as necessary.The Coming Civil War: Iron Man Vs. Captain America 3|Rich Goldstein|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Supplies of soap, bleach, or alcohol-based hand gel also were depleted.
Nonetheless, the pop provocateur that soap fans know by the mononym “Franco” has decided to unpack it.James Franco and Scott Haze on 'The Sound and the Fury' and Gawker 'Outing' Them As A 'Couple'|Marlow Stern|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The show is as precisely plotted as a soap opera and beautifully lit; entirely, fatally addictive.
A soap for this purpose should be easily soluble in water and contain no free alkali, rosin or filler.Soap-Making Manual|E. G. Thomssen
The roots are used as fuel; and their ashes make excellent ley for the manufacture of soap.
At that he started up, all streaky with soap and blood as he was, and must rush away on some errand.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
Dodo dropped the soap which she had just rescued from the bottom of the cloudy water, and looked up with bright eyes.Dodo's Daughter|E. F. Benson
Thirty feet from the door he slowed up, put on a nonchalant air, and strolling in, looked about for Castile soap.The Financier|Theodore Dreiser
British Dictionary definitions for soap
- to flatter or talk persuasively to
- US and Canadian to bribe
Derived forms of soapsoapless, adjectivesoaplike, adjective
Word Origin for soap
Medical definitions for soap
Other words from soapsoap v.
Scientific definitions for soap
Idioms and Phrases with soap
In addition to the idiom beginning with soap
- soap opera
- no dice (soap)
- on one's soapbox
- soft soap