Synonyms for soapy

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He stooped, thinking he had caught it, but took up only a handful of soapy foam.

Soapy pretended to weep, and Abe thumped him heavily on the back.

They were captained by one Smith, known as "Soapy," whom I had the fortune to meet.

We had got beyond the April freshets and there was in consequence a soapy smell about.

The solution of a base has a soapy feel and a brackish taste.

Soapy had confidence in himself from the lowest button of his vest upward.

It was Soapy's design to assume the role of the despicable and execrated "masher."

In Soapy's opinion the Law was more benign than Philanthropy.

Soapy, with disgust in his heart, loafed along, twice unsuccessful.

The hibernatorial ambitions of Soapy were not of the highest.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from soap (n.) + -y (2). Related: Soapily; soapiness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SOAPY

frothy

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