a soap opera.
any movie, play, or the like that is designed to provoke a tearful response.
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. soapy water. 2. foam; lather. 3. Slang. beer. verb (used with object) 4. to wash with soap or detergent (often followed by out): to suds out a pair of socks. plural noun 1. the bubbles on the surface of water in which soap, detergents, etc, have been dissolved; […]
adjective, sudsier, sudsiest. 1. consisting of, containing, or producing foamy lather. 2. resembling or suggesting suds. 3. Slang. soapy (def 5).
verb (used with object), sued, suing. 1. to institute a process in law against; bring a civil action against: to sue someone for damages. 2. to woo or court. 3. Obsolete. to make petition or appeal to. verb (used without object), sued, suing. 4. to institute legal proceedings, or bring suit: She threatened to sue. […]