adverb see soapy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • soapily — See soapy. * * * …   Universalium

  • soapily — adverb In a soapy way …   Wiktionary

  • soapily — adv. in a soapy manner; flatteringly, sycophantishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soapily — soap·i·ly …   English syllables

  • soapily — ˈsōpə̇lē adverb : in a smooth or slippery manner …   Useful english 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

  • 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

  • soapiness — See soapily. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • soapy — /ˈsoʊpi/ (say sohpee) adjective (soapier, soapiest) 1. containing, or impregnated with, soap: soapy water. 2. covered with soap or lather. 3. of the nature of soap; resembling soap; of the texture of soap. 4. relating to or characteristic of soap …   Australian English dictionary

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