Synonyms for soft soap

Grammar : Noun
Spell : sawft-sohp, soft-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈsɔftˈsoʊp, ˈsɒft-

Définition of soft soap

Origin :
  • 1630s, from soft (adj.) + soap (n.). Figurative sense "flattery" is recorded from 1830.
  • noun liquid soap
Example sentences :
  • The answer is that I am making soap; soft soap, if you know what that is.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • Prepare a fine thick lather of soft soap, boiled in soft water; dip a brush in it, and scour the marble well with powder.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • Ma, I am going to make some soft soap, for the Fair this fall!
  • Extract from : « The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; » by Various
  • We had the "Head Barber," and, of course, any amount of soft soap.
  • Extract from : « The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2) » by Harry Furniss
  • And a sound licking will open their eyes better than soft soap.
  • Extract from : « The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour » by George A. Warren
  • We shall want two bucketfuls of soft soap for the first washings.
  • Extract from : « When Life Was Young » by C. A. Stephens
  • “All soft soap and flam,” said Bob to himself, as he went out on deck.
  • Extract from : « Middy and Ensign » by G. Manville Fenn
  • It is nothing to the way you can spread it with two quarts of soft soap.
  • Extract from : « Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa » by George W. Peck
  • You don't need to soft soap me, Senator; save that for your office seekers.
  • Extract from : « Hidden Gold » by Wilder Anthony
  • You've got to go to town to buy two pounds of soft soap; here is the money.
  • Extract from : « Jeppe on the Hill » by Ludvig Holberg

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