Soapiness Soap"i*ness, n. Quality or state of being soapy. [1913 Webster]

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  • soapiness — noun the quality of being soap or being covered with soap she could smell the soapiness of the doctor s hands • Derivationally related forms: ↑soapy • Hypernyms: ↑quality …   Useful english dictionary

  • soapiness — noun see soapy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • soapiness — See soapily. * * * …   Universalium

  • soapiness — noun The state or quality of being soapy …   Wiktionary

  • soapiness — n. state of being treated with soap; flattery, sycophantism, smooth talking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soapiness — soap·i·ness …   English syllables

  • soapy — adjective (soapier; est) Date: 1610 1. smeared with soap ; lathered 2. containing or combined with soap or saponin 3. a. resembling or having the qualities of soap; especially being smooth and slippery b. unctuous, suave 4. of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • soapy — soapily, adv. soapiness, n. /soh pee/, adj., soapier, soapiest. 1. containing or impregnated with soap: soapy water. 2. covered with soap or lather: soapy dishes. 3. of the nature of soap; resembling soap: a soft, soapy fiber. 4. pertaining to or …   Universalium

  • greasiness — Synonyms and related words: downiness, evenness, fatness, fattiness, flatness, frictionlessness, glabriety, glabrousness, glossiness, levelness, lubricity, oiliness, pinguidity, regularity, richness, saponaceousness, saponacity, satininess,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • soap — noun 1》 a substance used with water for washing and cleaning, made of a compound of natural oils or fats with sodium hydroxide or another strong alkali, and typically perfumed. 2》 informal a soap opera. verb wash with soap. Derivatives soapily… …   English new terms dictionary

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