View synonyms for sudsy


[ suhd-zee ]


, suds·i·er, suds·i·est.
  1. consisting of, containing, or producing foamy lather.
  2. resembling or suggesting suds.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sudsy1

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; suds + -y 1

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Example Sentences

The show made some fascinating attempts to foster sudsy drama without recycling the ancient soap opera directive that all female characters must be in conflict.

From Time

Yes, I fully recognize that a sudsy frustration thriller with hot dead dudes and Zosia Mamet in attorney drag might not be everyone’s thing.

From Vox

The soapiness that was fun and scandalous became way too sudsy.

The 150-year family dynasty that controlled Anheuser-Busch lived in a soap opera as sudsy as the product they sold.

The sudsy collaboration prompted gushing from two senators who rarely agree—but are together behind this bill.

They had reached the cabin and saw Ma Heger, wiping sudsy hands on her apron, hurrying out to greet them.

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

One sudsy hand supported and suppressed her smile of ridicule.

The breakers were piling in, slapping down on the beach and churning up a white sudsy foam.

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