Definition of soapsuds in English:

soapsuds

plural noun

  • another term for suds
    • ‘A few stray soapsuds had wandered onto my cut, and it hurt like hell.’
    • ‘I remember how Pat smelled - of sprinklers in summer, soapsuds, and strawberries.’
    • ‘But once the new script has formally been adopted, the storm is bound to collapse like soapsuds.’
    • ‘As if he heard her, Shadow came running down the hall, soapsuds still in his coat.’
    • ‘Despite her touching role as memory keeper, she spent the last 20 years of her life suffering from a mental illness, playing with a bowl of soapsuds, and hiding from visitors.’
    • ‘She was at the sink up to her elbows in soapsuds, doing a little dance in place to a popular song playing on the radio.’
    • ‘He said he immediately worried the soapsuds could have an effect on fish, including trout and coho salmon, that live in the lower reaches of the stream, as well as other wildlife like ducks and herons.’
    • ‘I unplug the drain and rinse the soapsuds from the sink.’
    • ‘Lee wanders into the living room, head still in a turban but considerably drier without the soapsuds, and wrapped in a navy blue toweling robe.’
    • ‘I took my shirt, skirt and underclothes off and placed them in the same bucket of water and soapsuds as my stained jelly shirt.’
    • ‘The tank had soapsuds covering the water for about two weeks and all my fish were pooping on a constant basis.’
    • ‘A new technique for manufacturing identical bubbles produces foams that look more like crystals than soapsuds.’
    • ‘‘True, it might be a while since her last cleaning bout was about two weeks ago,’ I said as I flicked her back with more soapsuds.’

Pronunciation

soapsuds

/ˈsəʊpsʌdz/