soup (someone) up
- vbAmericanto flatter, cajole. The phrase, which prob-ably derives from a mis-hearing or altera-tion of soap (someone) up, was used in the US film Glitters, a 2001 vehicle for the singer Mariah Carey.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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