from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Full of or resembling suds.
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- adj. Having suds; having froth or lather like soapy water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. resembling lather or covered with lather
These words are loaded in conversations about women, as jtwonderdog said, as loaded as "sudsy" and "hot."
The reason I, for one, objected, is that "sudsy" and "hot" imply a distinctly male way of sexualizing women characters.
Series creator Marc Cherry and ABC boss Paul Lee announced Sunday that the upcoming season would be the last for the sudsy drama.
Placing a sudsy hand on his face, she lovingly leaned in and kissed him.
The idea behind the series was to have some sudsy fun and lift the curtain a bit and take a peep at some of our most fabulous super heroines.
I was serious when I said * I* have a hard time envisioning a story being both sudsy fun and a serious examination of gender roles without one aspect undermining the other.
I realized what it is about this that got me riled up ... subtract the sudsy hotness and the Sex in the CIty rip off, and this is exactly the kind of comic book I'd be all over in a heartbeat.
Can you imagine someone saying they're writing "sudsy, hot fun" about Captain America or Logan or ... etc.
It's about three men who want to have "some sudsy fun" and "hot fun" writing about four women in Spandex having "romantic trouble" with a "naughty element."
So basically you're saying that these comic narratives have to be absolute and utter banal, sexist, '' sudsy '' drivel, or a humourless, rigid, witless '' serious examination '' of gender roles?
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