Definition of sugar soap in English:

sugar soap

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noun

[mass noun] British
An alkaline preparation containing washing soda and soap, used for cleaning surfaces or removing paint.
More example sentences
  • If you are papering over paint, first clean the walls with sugar soap to make sure the paper sticks.
  • With two helpers - one to guard the anchorage and ropes and another to man a boat in the river below - they began their first task, to take off all the old paint with sugar soap and a wire brush.
  • Now I'm going to wash it down with sugar soap, allow it to dry over lunch and then paint the walls and ceiling this afternoon.

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