soft soap

noun

Definition of soft soap

  1. 1 :  a semifluid soap made especially from potassium hydroxide

  2. 2 :  flattery

Examples of soft soap in a sentence

  1. <a salesman who knows the value of soft soap in making a sale>

1634

First Known Use of soft soap

1634


Medical Dictionary

soft soap

noun

Medical Definition of soft soap

  1. :  soap of a semifluid consistency made principally with potash and having various medical uses (as in the treatment of skin diseases); specifically :  green soap


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