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Meaning of "Joe Soap" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JOE SOAP

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JOE SOAP

noun
adjective
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adverb
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Joe Soap is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JOE SOAP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Joe Soap

"Joe Soap" is British rhyming slang denoting a foolish stooge or scapegoat. Joe being an ordinary person, with Soap as a rhyme for dope.

Definition of Joe Soap in the English dictionary

The definition of Joe Soap in the dictionary is a person who is regarded as unintelligent and imposed upon as a stooge or scapegoat. Other definition of Joe Soap is Also called: Joe Bloggs, Joe Sixpack an average or typical man.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JOE SOAP

Jodhpuri coat
jodhpurs
Jodl
Jodo
Jodrell Bank
Joe
Joe Blake
Joe Blakes
Joe Bloggs
Joe Blow
Joe College
joe job
Joe Public
Joe Six-Pack
joe-pye weed
Joel
joes
joey
Joey Hooker
Joffre

WORDS THAT END LIKE JOE SOAP

carbolic soap
Castile soap
dish soap
docu-soap
green soap
household soap
kitchen soap
koap
metallic soap
no soap
saddle soap
sandsoap
shaving soap
soap
soft soap
soft-soap
sugar soap
toilet soap
yellow soap

Synonyms and antonyms of Joe Soap in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Joe Soap» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JOE SOAP

Find out the translation of Joe Soap to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Joe Soap from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Joe Soap» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乔肥皂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Joe Soap
570 millions of speakers

English

Joe Soap
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जो साबुन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جو الصابون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Джо Мыло
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Joe Soap
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জো সাবান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Joe Savon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Joe Soap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Joe Soap
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジョー·ソープ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조 비누
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Joe Sabun
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Joe xà phòng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜோ சோப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जो साबण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Joe Sabap
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Joe Soap
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Joe Soap
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Джо Мило
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Joe Săpun
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Joe Soap
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Joe Soap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Joe Tvål
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Joe Soap
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Joe Soap

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JOE SOAP»

The term «Joe Soap» is normally little used and occupies the 142.652 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JOE SOAP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Joe Soap

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JOE SOAP»

Discover the use of Joe Soap in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Joe Soap and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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An Engineer's View of Human Error
The adventures of Joe Soap and John Doe 'Today. a worker injury is recognised to he a management failure. ' PL. Thibaut Brian. 1988. Preventing Major Chemical and Related Process Accidents. Symposium Series No. 110. page 65 ...
Trevor Kletz, 2009
2
Fair Trade and the Citizen-Consumer: Shopping for Justice?
Despite the potentially denigrating nature of the characterisation of the non-fair- trade consumer as 'Mrs Joe Soap', Matt's statement also reveals a desire to understand this figure. He wants to know why 'Mrs Joe Soap' is not interested in ...
Kathryn Wheeler, 2012
3
Children's Ways with Science and Literacy: Integrated ...
[He is holding baggie of salt.] 31 Terrance: We don't know what soap is. Is it liquid , solid, or gas? 32 Ms. Hankes: Open it up. [She takes and unwraps the bar of soap from where students have placed the solids.] 33 Joe: Soap, that's soap.
Maria Varelas, Christine C. Pappas, 2013
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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
Joe Soap noun A foolish or gullible person, a mug; also, more generally, = joe bloggs noun. 1943–. J. BROWN Who do you think I am, moosh? Joe Soap? ( 1972). Joey noun Also joey. A former twelve-sided British coin of nickel-brass worth ...
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
5
The Price of Everything
Joe Soap took the train back to camp at Ripon. Everyone there knew about the shooting and the inquest, but no one mentioned it to him. This was not surprising. No one looked to Captain Soap for talk, even though people were suspicious.
Andrew Motion, 2010
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Harold Pinter and the Language of Cultural Power
16 Stanley engages in such "usurpation," only to have the Father confront him with his transgression: Goldberg. Webber! Why did you change your name? Stanley. I forgot the other one. Goldberg. What's your name now? Stanley. Joe Soap.
Marc Silverstein, 1993
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Women Singer-Songwriters in Rock: A Populist Rebellion in ...
—Gina Birch of the Raincoats1 On the sixth track of Exile in Guyville, Liz Phair sketches a portrait of a wane nabe hero in “Soap Star Joe.” Soap Star Joe arrives in town mysteriously, much like the John Wayne hero in a 19405 Western, but ...
Ronald D. Lankford Jr., 2009
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
1830-70-9. 'A name for anyone in the Service' (Jackson): RAF: since ca. 1920.—~ 10. Short for Joe Soap, q.v. (Gerald Emanuel, 1945.)—11. joe, since ca. 1935, but esp. since June 1941, denoted Joseph Stalin; by 1960, ob. Also Uncle ]oe.
Eric Partridge, 2006
9
Foreman of the Bench: The Experiences of a Swineherd J. P.
"Now then let's 'ave yer name", said the constable pulling out his notebook. "Joe Soap", answered Tommy. "No Tommy you 'aves to give me yer name proper", replied the constable. "Bloody Joe Soap I tells yer", insisted Tommy. When the case ...
John Lewis, 2005
10
Risk Dictionary
GARNISHEE ORDER: An order from court forbidding a bank to release money that it holds in the account of Fred Bloggs who owes money to Joe Soap. Joe Soap obtains the garnishee order and the bank is the garnishee. A few days after the ...
Dr John Chibaya Mbuya

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JOE SOAP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Joe Soap is used in the context of the following news items.
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WATCH: Fearless SAPS motorbike chase caught on camera
For Joe soap this is nothing other than hectic!” After watching the video Zoorah Buckas commented, “This makes me soooo sooo proud of our ... «News24, Jul 15»
2
What entrepreneurs can learn from brides-to-be
It's very liberating when you don't have to worry about every part of the plan because you know that Joe Soap has three of those bullet points ... «DestinyConnect, Jul 15»
3
Minions Movie Meview
Bob in particular is quite adorable and adds an additional cuteness factor far beyond that of your regular Joe Soap Minion. Whilst the Minions ... «Krank.ie, Jul 15»
4
Humans are the weakest link when it comes to encryption
Much of what Joe Soap does through the medium of his personal computer or smartphone goes way over his head yet that does not stop him ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Talking tennis a BBC smash
Always fretting they will lose Joe Soap, if he is left to watch the blessed sport. The thing is, as Meath goalkeeper Paddy O'Rourke found out last ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
6
Watch: Jimmy Kimmel asks kids to explain gay marriage, confirms …
... following the Supreme Court of the United States ruling in favour of marriage equality last week and instead of asking Joe Soap on the street, ... «Entertainment.ie, Jun 15»
7
Fashions change in racing but the need to be rich never has
Joe Soap didn't start suddenly appearing in the winners enclosure though. Instead Bing Crosby had a leg in the 1965 winner Meadow Court. «Irish Times, Jun 15»
8
Ugliness of Kate Moss's mile-high meltdown
A basic bitch, in case you're wondering, is a workaday Joe Soap without class or status, who gets their hands on the latest trends once they ... «Irish Independent, Jun 15»
9
Review: Hot Stuff at the Queen's Theatre
The story follows the journey of Joe Soap who wants nothing more than to be a famous rock star. But in his pursuit of his dream he makes a ... «Romford Recorder, Jun 15»
10
The status symbol of the super-skinny skeleton
It makes it the domain of the ultra-elite, and, seems to tell the brain of the ordinary Joe soap that there's no point even trying to get rid of that ... «Irish Independent, May 15»

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