soft sell


soft sell

noun

: a way of selling something that uses persuasion rather than aggressive pressure

Full Definition of SOFT SELL

:  the use of suggestion or gentle persuasion in selling rather than aggressive pressure — compare hard sell

First Known Use of SOFT SELL

1954

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: soft–serve
Previous Word in the Dictionary: softscape
All Words Near: soft sell

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up soft sell? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More