adjective, suds·i·er, suds·i·est.

consisting of, containing, or producing foamy lather.
resembling or suggesting suds.
Slang. soapy(def 5).

Origin of sudsy

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; suds + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • One sudsy hand supported and suppressed her smile of ridicule.

    The Cup of Fury

    Rupert Hughes

  • On the sudsy underfooting his bare soles slipped—first one sole began to slip, then the other began to slip.

    Ladies and Gentlemen 

    Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

  • Mrs. Kate complained, burying two plump forearms in a dishpan of sudsy hot water, and bringing up a handful of silver.

    The Uphill Climb

    B. M. Bower

  • Running straight before the wind, it was easy to follow the sudsy brine that eddied in her wake.