soft soap

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

soft soap

noun

Definition of SOFT SOAP

1
:  a semifluid soap made especially from potassium hydroxide
2
:  flattery

Examples of SOFT SOAP

  1. <a salesman who knows the value of soft soap in making a sale>

First Known Use of SOFT SOAP

1634

soft soap

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOFT SOAP

: soap of a semifluid consistency made principally with potash and having various medical uses (as in the treatment of skin diseases); specifically : green soap

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