soap dish

  1. a dish designed to hold a bar of soap, especially as a bathroom or kitchen fixture attached to a sink, lavatory, or bathtub.

Origin of soap dish

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby soap dish Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use soap dish in a sentence

  • She twigs at once what I want, makes a guttural sound, and in half-an-hour or so returns with a soap-dish full of dirty salt.

    James Geikie | Marion I. Newbigin
  • The outside cover made a good soap dish, and the inside cover answered well enough for a mirror when he shaved.

    The Man from the Bitter Roots | Caroline Lockhart