- 1 short for soapsuds.
- 1.1North American • informal Beer.More example sentences
- All tickets are still priced under $10 and there's plenty of buzz to be had with your suds in the centrally-located beer tent.
- The bottle is made of heavier-gauge aluminum than a standard beer can, so it keeps the suds colder longer.
- He was once a part-owner of the Minnesota Vikings and owned a piece of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer during an era when microbrews were playing taps all over the name-brand suds.
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- 1Lather, cover, or wash in soapy water: Martha sudsed my backMore example sentences
- Judging by the one I viewed, which involved a car wash and much sudsing of non-automotive parts, this was not surprising).
- Love the smell of the shampoo she's sudsing through your tresses?
- 1.1 [no object] Form suds: soft baby soap that sudsedMore example sentences
- Do not put any other cleaning compound inside dishwasher, as it may suds and interfere with dish washing action.
- The Drano, however, managed to get into the tub as well as in the drain and when I flushed 15 minutes later with hot water, the water in the tub was sudsing.
- His father asked him to run a project in the petro-chemical industry, producing LAB, a sudsing agent for the detergent industry.
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- Residents who live along the banks of Deep Cove's Parkside Creek woke up to a sudsy shock last Friday morning - billowing soap bubbles that foamed over a foot high in the creek.
- When freed of the sudsy water, rinsed, and toweled off, she launched into a joyful frenzy of rolling in the grass, her newly bleached fur glistening in the sunlight.
- As the water tumbles over the huge boulders forming a great cloak of foam, the dorsal fins of the salmon along their blue/black backs pierce the sudsy water like an emerging submarine.
mid 19th century: of uncertain sense development but perhaps originally denoting the flood water of the English Fens; compare with Middle Low German sudde, Middle Dutch sudse 'marsh, bog'; probably related to seethe.