enjabonar
enjabonar
transitive verb
1. (to wash) 
a. to soap 
Después de enjabonar el bañador lo aclaré y lo tendí para que se secara.After soaping the swimming suit, I rinsed it and hung it out to dry.
b. to lather 
El barbero enjabonó la cara de su cliente y le rasuró.The barber lathered his client's face and shaved him.
2. (colloquial) (figurative) (to flatter) 
No soporto a la gente que enjabona a todo el mundo para no tener enemigos.I can't stand people who soft-soap everyone so as not to have any enemies.
enjabonarse
reflexive verb
3. (to apply soap to oneself) 
a. to soap 
Cuando me ducho, me enjabono la cara con un gel exfoliante.When I shower, I soap my face with an exfoliant gel.
enjabonar
transitive verb
1. (con jabón) 
a. to soap 
2. (dar coba) 
a. to soft-soap 
enjabonar
transitive verb
1 (lavar) [+manos, ropa] to soap; wash; [+barba] to lather
2 [+persona] (adular) to soft-soap; (reprender) to give sb a dressing-down
pronominal verb
enjabonarse [+cara] to soap; wash; [+barba] to lather
enjabónate bien to have a good o thorough wash; wash thoroughly
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