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soft touch

noun

Simple Definition of soft touch

  • : a person who is easily deceived or taken advantage of

Full Definition of soft touch

  1. :  a person who is easily imposed on or taken advantage of

Examples of soft touch

  1. His friends all know that he's a soft touch.

  2. <the kindly old woman was a soft touch for any con man with a hard-luck story>



1939

First Known Use of soft touch

1939

Rhymes with soft touch


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