Definition of soapily in US English:

soapily

adverb

  • See soapy

    • ‘Susan ran back to Ian, but her insincerity to Ian, and to herself, was soapily palpable.’
    • ‘A parts cleaner is simply a metal tub full of solvent - biodegradable or carcinogenic, green or clear, soapily helpful or deathly effective - with a small electric pump that recirculates the stuff and pushes it out of a sprayer.’
    • ‘For the most part, however, the movie is awkwardly structured and soapily slow-moving.’
    • ‘For their TV audience, such routine is soapily addictive.’
    • ‘He soapily asked him if he was descended from an ape.’

Pronunciation

soapily

/-pəlē/