soap flakes


plural noun

small flakes or chips of soap commercially produced and packaged for washing laundry, dishes, etc.

Nearby words

  1. soap,
  2. soap boiler,
  3. soap box derby,
  4. soap bubble,
  5. soap dish,
  6. soap opera,
  7. soap pad,
  8. soap plant,
  9. soap powder,
  10. soap-box

Origin of soap flakes

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35

Also called soap chips.

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