Associations to the word «Soap»


SOAP, noun. (uncountable) a substance able to mix with both oil and water, used for cleaning, often in the form of a solid bar or in liquid form, derived from fats or made synthetically
SOAP, noun. (chemistry) a metallic salt derived from a fatty acid
SOAP, noun. A flattery or excessively complacent conversation
SOAP, noun. (slang) money, specially when used for bribing purposes
SOAP, noun. (countable) (informal) Short for soap opera.
SOAP, noun. (countable) (informal) Short for soaper.
SOAP, verb. (transitive) To apply soap to in washing.
SOAP, verb. (transitive) (informal) To cover, lather or in any other form treat with soap, often as a prank.
SOAP, verb. (transitive) (informal) To be discreet about (a topic).
SOAP, verb. (slang) (dated) To flatter; to wheedle.
SOAP, acronym. (computing) Acronym of simple object access protocol. (A standard Internet protocol for exchanging structured information in a distributed environment.)
SOAP, acronym. (medicine) Acronym of subjective, objective, assessment, and plan.
SOAP BOX, noun. Alternative spelling of soapbox
SOAP BOXES, noun. Plural of soap box
SOAP BUBBLE, noun. A very thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere with an iridescent surface.
SOAP BUBBLE, noun. (figurative) Anything attractive but unsubstantial.
SOAP BUBBLES, noun. Plural of soap bubble
SOAP DISH, noun. A container, which holds a bar of soap.
SOAP DODGER, noun. (slang) (humorous) A dirty person; one who does not bathe often.
SOAP DODGERS, noun. Plural of soap dodger
SOAP OPERA, noun. A radio or television serial, typically broadcast in the afternoon or evening, about the lives of melodramatic characters, which are often filled with strong emotions, highly dramatic situations and suspense.
SOAP OPERAS, noun. Plural of soap opera
SOAP PAD, noun. A small pad of steel wool impregnated with powdered detergent.
SOAP PLANT, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see soap,‎ plant.
SOAP PLANT, noun. Any plant of the genus Chlorogalum, endemic to western North America, especially Chlorogalum pomeridianum, the most widespread species.
SOAP TREE, noun. The tree that bears the soapberry.

Dictionary definition

SOAP, noun. A cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats.
SOAP, noun. Money offered as a bribe.
SOAP, noun. Street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate.
SOAP, verb. Rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning.

Wise words

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