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adj. soap·i·er, soap·i·est
1. Consisting of or containing soap: soapy water.
2. Covered with soap: soapy hands.
3. Resembling soap: a soapy consistency.
4. Slang Unctuous; oily: soapy compliments.

soap′i·ly adv.
soap′i·ness n.


adj, soapier or soapiest
1. containing or covered with soap: soapy water.
2. resembling or characteristic of soap
3. slang flattering or persuasive
n, pl -pies
Austral a variant of soapie
ˈsoapily adv
ˈsoapiness n


(ˈsoʊ pi)

adj. soap•i•er, soap•i•est.
1. containing or impregnated with soap: soapy water.
2. covered with soap or lather.
3. of or like soap: a clean, soapy smell.
4. Informal. of or like a soap opera; melodramatic.
soap′i•ly, adv.
soap′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.soapy - resembling or having the qualities of soap; "a soapy consistency"
2.soapy - unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"
insincere - lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
كالصّابونمَليء بالصّابون
sabun gibisabunlu


[ˈsəʊpɪ] ADJ (soapier (compar) (soapiest (superl)))
1. (= covered in soap) → cubierto de jabón; (= like soap) → parecido a jabón, jabonoso
it tastes soapysabe a jabón
2. (= flattering) → zalamero, cobista


[ˈsəʊpi] adjsavonneux/euse


adj (+er)
taste, smellseifig; soapy waterSeifenwasser nt
(pej: = sentimental) → rührselig


[ˈsəʊpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (covered in soap, person) → insaponato/a; (water) → saponato/a; (like soap) → saponoso/a
to taste soapy → sapere di sapone


(səup) noun
a mixture containing oils or fats and other substances, especially formed into small regularly-shaped pieces and used in washing. He found a bar of soap and began to wash his hands.
to rub with soap. She soaped the baby all over.
ˈsoapy adjective
1. covered with, or full of, soap. soapy water.
2. like soap. This chocolate has a soapy taste.
ˈsoapiness noun
soap opera
a radio or television serial broadcast weekly, daily etc, especially one that continues from year to year, that concerns the daily life, troubles etc of the characters in it.
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These cloths are bigger but thinner than some others and soapier.