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Noun: soap  sowp
  1. A cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
     
  2. [N. Amer, informal] Money offered as a bribe
     
  3. [slang] Street name for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    - scoop [slang], max [slang], liquid ecstasy [slang], grievous bodily harm [slang], goop [N. Amer, slang], Georgia home boy [slang], easy lay [slang], thick [slang], gloop [Brit, Cdn, slang]
     
  4. [informal] 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, informal]
Verb: soap  sowp
  1. Rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning
    - lather

Derived forms: soaping, soaps, soaped

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

Encyclopedia: Soap