Definition of sudser in English:

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sudser

Pronunciation: /ˈsədzər/

noun

North American informal
A soap opera.
Example sentences
  • Though some dub the Ranma series a ‘soap opera for kids,’ there is plenty to enjoy as the romantic entanglements are played for humor rather than the endless string of romantic combinations the real sudsers portray.
  • Let's face it: the commercial channel's output is overwhelmingly inconsequential, but this bomb of a sudser occupied an even lower rung on the ladder of popular entertainment.
  • I suppose I feel a similar vulnerability at the climactic moment from another Leo McCarey sudser, ‘An Affair to Remember, ‘when the crippled Deborah Kerr exclaims to playboy-but-true-love Cary Grant, ‘If you can paint, I can walk!’
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