Origin of soap opera
Words nearby soap opera
How to use soap opera in a sentence
A young woman writes radio soap operas in Cuba, where she falls in love with a director who brings her scripts to life.Delia Fiallo, screenwriter known as ‘the mother of the telenovela,’ dies at 96|Harrison Smith|July 1, 2021|Washington Post
It’s like a sitcom and a soap opera, and a drama and a documentary because we’re also highlighting and accurately portraying this aspect of immigrant life, Nigerian immigrant life.
The drama, simmering for years, may appear to be a stand-alone soap opera pitting the mercurial Rodgers against the rigid Packers, who seldom stray from their sustainable team-building model.For Aaron Rodgers and a new breed of superstar, a dream job is no longer good enough|Jerry Brewer|May 5, 2021|Washington Post
While marketers dabbling in entertainment is nothing new — the soap opera was created thanks to Procter & Gamble’s sponsorship, after all — how brands do so has evolved.‘Talk to them on their terms’: Why brands like Pepsi, Anheuser-Busch and others are creating TV shows|Kristina Monllos|March 25, 2021|Digiday
The show retains some of the primetime soap opera elements of Riverdale, but it incorporates more full-blown horror without bowing to the niceties imposed by network television.Eldritch terrors come forth in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina S4 trailer|Jennifer Ouellette|December 4, 2020|Ars Technica
It was a Senate floor soap opera over none other than a soap-opera producer.
One of the most horrific episodes of the Vietnam War is being made into a government-funded opera.
One beginning that amused him takes place at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
White King Soap sponsored the show on the West Coast, and Beech-Nut Gum in the East.
It is impossible to talk about Dr. Strange without mentioning soap, apple juice, and suicide.
A small contingent of the members hurried off to applaud the successful comic opera of the hour.
Why use dangerous cosmetics when Jones' soap retains youth and health for the complexion, and fosters the development of beauty?
At the present time he was trombone in the “Tournée Gulland,” a touring opera company.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Why, he ordered his chamber-maid to bring him some soap and warm water, that he might wash the sour krout off his hands.
That you did not steal from her house by a secret passage, on the night of the destruction of the opera-house?The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for soap opera
Word Origin for soap opera
Other Idioms and Phrases with soap opera
A radio or television serial with stock characters in domestic dramas that are noted for being sentimental and melodramatic. For example, She just watches soap operas all day long. This term originated in the mid-1930s and was so called because the sponsors of the earliest such radio shows were often soap manufacturers.
Real-life situation resembling one that might occur in a soap opera, as in She just goes on and on about her various medical and family problems, one long soap opera. [1940s]