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soap British & World English

A substance used with water for washing and cleaning, made of a compound of natural oils or fats with sodium hydroxide or another strong alkali, and typically having perfume and colouring added

soap English Thesaurus

saponaceous

no soap British & World English

Used to convey that there is no chance of something happening or occurring

soap dish British & World English

A shallow receptacle for a bar of soap

soft soap British & World English

A semi-fluid soap, especially one made with potassium rather than sodium salts

saddle soap British & World English

Soft soap containing neat’s-foot oil, used for cleaning leather

soap bubble British & World English

An iridescent bubble consisting of air in a thin film of soapy water

soap flakes British & World English

Soap in the form of thin flakes used for washing clothes

soap opera British & World English

A television or radio drama serial dealing typically with daily events in the lives of the same group of characters

soap plant British & World English

A plant of the lily family with white flowers, found in dry habitats of California. The fiber-covered bulbs were used as soap by American Indians

soap powder British & World English

Detergent in the form of a powder, used for washing clothes

sugar soap British & World English

An alkaline preparation containing washing soda and soap, used for cleaning surfaces or removing paint

toilet soap British & World English

Soap for washing oneself

Castile soap British & World English

Fine, hard white or mottled soap made with olive oil and soda

no soap in soap British & World English

Used to convey that there is no chance of something happening or occurring

soapbox British & World English

A box or crate used as a makeshift stand by a public speaker

docusoap British & World English

A documentary following people in a particular occupation or location over a period of time

soapsuds British & World English

Another term for suds.

soft-soap in soft soap British & World English

Use flattery in order to persuade or cajole (someone) to do something

carbolic soap in carbolic British & World English

Disinfectant soap containing phenol

soapbox derby British & World English

A race for children driving motorless, improvised vehicles made from crates and crudely resembling race cars

Soap Box Derby in soapbox derby British & World English

A race for children driving motorless, improvised vehicles made from crates and crudely resembling race cars


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