1. A a common household chemical used in cleaning.
2. On the street, the above is sometimes mixed with, or substituted for, drugs. Household detergent is chosen because it is an inexpensive and can be found in a white powder.
"Yo, that mutha fucka on the corner be cuttin his shit wit' detergent!"
"The problem became increasingly urgent, since the product was nothin' but bags of detergent."
"So Owen every morning before he sell dope
Niggaz keep whoopin' that ass cause he sell soap. "
n. Code word for alcohol.
Emily: What are we doing tonight?
Laura: Doing laundry. ;)
Emily: Great. Where's the detergent?