soft sell

noun

Definition of soft sell

  1. :  the use of suggestion or gentle persuasion in selling rather than aggressive pressure — compare hard sell

1954

First Known Use of soft sell

1954


SOFT SELL Defined for English Language Learners

soft sell

noun

Definition of soft sell for English Language Learners

  • : a way of selling something that uses persuasion rather than aggressive pressure


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