Meaning of "soap" in Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /soʊp/

A2 [ no plural ] a substance that you use to wash yourself:

a bar of soap

B1 also soap opera us /ˈsoʊp ˌɑp.ər.ə/ a television program about the lives of a group of people that is shown every day or every week

(Definition of “soap” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)