soapy or soaplike
Origin of saponaceousModern Latin saponaceus from Classical Latin sapo, soap: see saponify
Having the qualities of soap.
Origin of saponaceousLatin sāpō sāpōn- hair dye ; see saponin . -aceous
(comparative more saponaceous, superlative most saponaceous)
- Resembling soap; having the qualities of soap; soapy.
- Slippery, evasive