soft target

noun

Definition of soft target

: a target that can be attacked easily because it does not have military defenses hospitals, schools, and other soft targets often used figurativelyelderly people who are a soft target for criminals

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“Soft target.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20target. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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