soapsuds

Part of speech:

Soapy.

Part of speech: noun

Soapy water, as in a foam.

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Usage examples "soapsuds":

  1. And the girl who screamed coquettishly as the mining- engineer amorously squeezed her wet fingers under the soapsuds was shortly to be represented in the Cornishman's memory by another white cross in the Cemetery, a trunk full of pathetic feminine fripperies, and a wedding- ring that had been worn barely two months. - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.
  2. When lacquered, wipe the lacquered parts with a soft brush and cloth, and wash occasionally with weak soapsuds, wiping carefully afterwards. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  3. Gray took Marjorie's right hand with his left and put his right arm around her waist and then to the stirring strains of " Soapsuds Over the Fence" they whirled about the room as lightly as two feathers in an eddy of air. - "The Heart Of The Hills", John Fox, Jr..