Definition of Soaplike

1. Adjective. Resembling soap. ¹



2. Adjective. Resembling a soap opera or some aspect of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Soaplike

1. resembling soap [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soaplike

soapfish
soapie
soapier
soapies
soapiest
soapily
soapiness
soapinesses
soaping
soapings
soapland
soaplands
soapless
soaplessly
soaplessness
soaplike (current term)
soapmaking
soaprock
soaproot
soaproots
soaps
soapstar
soapstock
soapstocks
soapstone
soapstones
soapsuds
soapsuds enema
soapsudsy
soapweed

Literary usage of Soaplike

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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1870)
"... and evaporated with potassa, leaves a soaplike residue,—properties which are not observed in the distillate of the tincture from the dried rhizome. 1. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"Alcohol dissolved, besides the alkaloids, a brown resin, having a soaplike and bitter taste, leaving an acrid impression. By distillation with water, ..."

3. Modern Tunneling by David William Brunton, John Allen Davis, John Vipond Davies (1922)
"These shales run in thin layers, often with the cleavage planes of a greasy soaplike film, that results in slides if not immediately timbered, ..."

4. Modern Tunneling by David William Brunton, John Allen Davis, John Vipond Davies (1922)
"These shales run in thin layers, often with the cleavage planes of a greasy soaplike film, that results in slides if not immediately timbered, ..."

5. The Rural Economy of Glocestershire: Including Its Dairy: Together with the by Marshall (William) (1796)
"... of a somewhat soaplike appearance ; but hardens (or lalls to pieces) on being exposed to the atmosphere. One hundred grains of this stone throw off ..."

6. The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopædia: Comprehending Practical by Luke Hebert (1846)
"... except a hot, soaplike scent. Then superadd half a pint of water, in which an ounce of has been dissolved ; and having boiled them half an hour, ..."

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