soft spot

noun
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

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

  1. They found a soft spot in the enemy's defenses.

  2. a huge trade imbalance continued to be the soft spot in the nation's economy

First Known Use of soft spot

1770

soft spot Synonyms


SOFT SPOT Defined for English Language Learners

soft spot

noun

Definition of soft spot for English Language Learners

  • : a strong liking for someone or something

  • : a weak point that can be attacked


Medical Dictionary

soft spot

noun

medical Definition of soft spot

:a fontanel of a fetal or young skull


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