Definition of soft spot
1 : a sentimental weakness <has a soft spot for him>
2 : a vulnerable point <a soft spot in the defense system>
Examples of soft spot in a sentence
They found a soft spot in the enemy's defenses.
<a huge trade imbalance continued to be the soft spot in the nation's economy>
First Known Use of soft spot
SOFT SPOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of soft spot for English Language Learners
: a strong liking for someone or something
: a weak point that can be attacked
Medical Definition of soft spot
: a fontanel of a fetal or young skull
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