soap up

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soap up

To cover someone, something, or oneself in soap. A noun or pronoun can be used between "soap" and "up." To conserve hot water, I turn the shower off while I soap up and then turn it back on to rinse off. Our dog hates it when we soap him up for his bath.
See also: soap, up

soap up

v.
1. To cover someone or something with soap: We soaped up the car, scrubbed well, and rinsed it clean. I soaped my legs up and shaved them.
2. To cover oneself with soap: I soaped up and rinsed off in the shower.
See also: soap, up