Soap vs Soaplike - What's the difference?

soap | soaplike |

As an acronym soap

is .

As an adjective soaplike is

resembling soap.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)


  • (uncountable) a substance able to mix with both oil and water, used for cleaning, often in the form of a solid bar or in liquid form, derived from fats or made
  • I tried washing my hands with soap, but the stain wouldn't go away.
  • (chemistry) a metallic
  • a conversation
  • (slang) purposes
  • (countable, informal)
  • (countable, informal)
  • References

    * The Free Dictionary definitions from various other dictionaries

    Derived terms

    * * * * * * * * * * * * *

    See also

    * body wash * shampoo * shower gel * washball


    (en verb)
  • To apply soap to in washing.
  • Be sure to soap yourself well before rinsing.
  • (informal) To cover, lather or in any other form treat with soap, often as a prank.
  • Those kids soaped my windows!
  • (informal) To be discreet about (a topic).
  • (slang, dated) To flatter; to wheedle.
  • Synonyms

    * (to be discreet about) soft soap, sugar soap, soft-pedal, downplay

    See also

    * (soap)


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    (en adjective)
  • Resembling soap.
  • Resembling a soap opera or some aspect of one.