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Noun: soap  sowp
  1. A cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
     
  2. Money offered as a bribe
     
  3. Street name for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    - scoop, max, liquid ecstasy, grievous bodily harm, goop [N. Amer], Georgia home boy, easy lay, thick
     
  4. A serialized program usually dealing with sentimentalized family matters that is broadcast on radio or television (frequently sponsored by a company advertising soap products)
    - soap opera, sudser [N. Amer]
Verb: soap  sowp
  1. Rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning
    - lather

Derived forms: soaps, soaping, soaped

Type of: backhander [Brit], bribe, bung [Brit], clean, cleaner, cleanse, cleanser, cleansing agent, gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB, kickback, payoff, serial, series

Encyclopedia: Soap