soap operanoun [ C ]uk /ˈsəʊp ˌɒp.ər.ə/ us /ˈsoʊp ˌɑː.pɚ.ə/ informal soap
- It is her proud boast that she has never missed a single episode of the soap opera.
- The new soap opera will be screened, wait for it, five times each day.
- I know that if I start watching a soap opera I immediately become hopelessly addicted.
- He was interviewing some soap star.
- I don't have time to watch any of the soaps.