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[sohp-suhdz] /ˈsoʊpˌsʌdz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
suds made with water and soap.
Origin of soapsuds
1605-15; soap + suds
Related forms
soapsudsy, adjective Unabridged
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  • When these two gases are mixed in the presence of soapsuds in a reactor, liquid latex results.
  • Cold water rinses remove soapsuds more efficiently than warm water rinses.
  • After giving him a good scolding, she said she would prepare a bowl of hot soapsuds with which to clean the sidewalk.
  • Inject as often blood-warm soapsuds or salt water per rectum.
British Dictionary definitions for soapsuds


plural noun
foam or lather made from soap
Derived Forms
soapsudsy, adjective
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