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Definition of "soapy" [soap•y]

  • Consisting of or containing soap: soapy water. (adjective)
  • Covered with soap: soapy hands. (adjective)
  • Resembling soap: a soapy consistency. (adjective)
  • Slang Unctuous; oily: soapy compliments. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "soapy" in a sentence
  • "| X i've never seen the same Hawkwind line-up twice soapy @soapy | Send note | 16 Apr '09, 00: 00 | Reply"
  • "Also that if a second crop was taken from the same ground without fertilizing it, the melons would be small and what we called soapy; that is, soft and smooth, utterly uncrisp, and without a trace of the lively freshness and sweetness of those raised on virgin soil."
  • "Ms. MICKY ALLISON: When the kids finished with them at school, she would bring them home and we would wash them, in soapy water, and we put an orange arm band around it and�then it progressed into the orange boxes."