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suds

 (sŭdz)
pl.n.
1. Soapy water.
2. Foam; lather.
3. Slang Beer.
v. sudsed, suds·ing, suds·es
v.tr.
To wash in suds.
v.intr.
To form or make suds.

[Perhaps from obsolete Dutch zudse, marsh, from Middle Dutch sudse.]

suds

(sʌdz)
pl n
1. (Chemistry) the bubbles on the surface of water in which soap, detergents, etc, have been dissolved; lather
2. (Chemistry) soapy water
3. (Brewing) slang chiefly US and Canadian beer or the bubbles floating on it
[C16: probably from Middle Dutch sudse marsh; related to Middle Low German sudde swamp; see seethe]
ˈsudsy adj

suds

(sʌdz)

n., v. sudsed, suds•ing. n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
1. water containing soap or detergent and having bubbles or froth on the surface.
2. foam; lather.
3. Slang. beer.
v.t.
4. to wash in suds (often fol. by out).
v.i.
5. to produce suds.
[1540–50; perhaps < Middle Dutch sudse puddle, marsh; akin to sodden]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suds - the froth produced by soaps or detergentssuds - the froth produced by soaps or detergents
shaving cream, shaving soap - toiletry consisting of a preparation of soap and fatty acids that forms a rich lather for softening the beard before shaving
foam, froth - a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid; "the beer had a thick head of foam"
2.suds - a dysphemism for beer (especially for lager that effervesces)
beer - a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops
Verb1.suds - wash in suds
launder, wash - cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!"
2.suds - make froth or foam and become bubbly; "The river foamed"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"

suds

plural noun lather, bubbles, foam, froth, soap, soapsuds He had soap suds in his ears.

suds

noun
A mass of bubbles in or on the surface of a liquid:
verb
To form or cause to form foam:
Translations
رَغْوَه
mýdlová voda
skum
szappanlé
sápuvatn
pamuilės
ziepju putas
mydlová voda
sabun köpüğü

suds

[sʌdz] NPL
1.espuma fsing de jabón
2. (US) → cerveza fsing

suds

[ˈsʌdz] npl (= soapy water) → eau f savonneuse

suds

plSeifenwasser ntor -lauge f; (= lather)(Seifen)schaum m; (US inf: = beer) → Bölkstoff m (sl)

suds

[sʌdz] npl (lather) → schiuma fsg; (soapy water) → saponata fsg

suds

(sadz) noun plural
soapsuds.
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