sopping, soaking » soaping
Spotted in the wild:
- The spin cycle would not start and our laundry was soaping wet. (beth.typepad.com/n95/page/2/)
- Jacqueline Bisset, one of Cinema’s natural splendors whether she’s wearing a white evening dress composed by a poet or a soaping-wet T-shirt, plays the Joe […] (New York Times Film Reviews (1977-1978), New York Times / Arno Press., 1979, p. 69)
Is “soaking wet” already an eggcorn for “sopping wet”?