Definition of no soap in US English:

no soap


North American
  • Used to convey that there is no chance of something happening or occurring.

    ‘They needed a writer with some enthusiasm. No soap’
    • ‘I have let it go for hours, but no soap.’
    • ‘I've tried suggesting things that the three of us would enjoy doing together, but no soap.’
    • ‘Nice try, but no soap, Fred is still my candidate of choice.’
    • ‘He is as dialed-back here as I've ever seen him - I kept waiting for one of his typical over-the-top explosions, but no soap.’