Translation of "soap" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /səʊp/ us /soʊp/

A2 [ no plural ] a substance that you use for washing

a bar of soap

B1 also soap opera /ˈsəʊp ˌɒp·ə·rə/ us /ˈsoʊp ˌɑ·pər·ə/ a television programme about the lives of a group of people that is shown regularly

culebrón, telenovela

(Translation of “soap” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /səup/

a mixture containing oils or fats and other substances, especially formed into small regularly-shaped pieces and used in washing

He found a bar of soap and began to wash his hands.
soapy adjective

covered with, or full of, soap

soapy water.

like soap

de jabón
This chocolate has a soapy taste.
soapiness noun

carácter jabonoso
soap opera noun

a radio or television serial broadcast weekly, daily etc, especially one that continues from year to year, that concerns the daily life, troubles etc of the characters in it

culebrón, telenovela, radionovela
She was watching a soap opera on TV.
soap powder noun

(British) a powder made from soap and other chemicals that is used for washing clothes, especially in a washing machine.

Detergente en Polvo

(Translation of “soap” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)