soapy

[soh-pee]
adjective, soapier, soapiest.
1.
containing or impregnated with soap: soapy water.
2.
covered with soap or lather: soapy dishes.
3.
of the nature of soap; resembling soap: a soft, soapy fiber.
4.
pertaining to or characteristic of soap: a clean, soapy smell.
5.
Informal. characteristic or reminiscent of a soap opera; melodramatic; corny: a soapy plot.

Origin:
1600–10; soap + -y1

soapily, adverb
soapiness, noun
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soapie or soapy (ˈsəʊpɪ)
 
n
(Austral) an informal word for soap opera
 
soapy or soapy
 
n

soapy (ˈsəʊpɪ)
 
adj , soapier, soapiest
1.  containing or covered with soap: soapy water
2.  resembling or characteristic of soap
3.  slang flattering or persuasive
 
n , soapier, soapiest, -pies
4.  (Austral) a variant of soapie
 
'soapily
 
adv
 
'soapiness
 
n

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Example sentences
Water bottles can be washed with warm soapy water and allowed to dry before
  being reused.
Put your hand in the sock, soak up soapy water and scrub.
The metal shelves have grooves with holes that allow soapy water to drip
  through.
Wash rings and lids in hot soapy water and rinse well.
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