Definition of soft–soap
: to soothe or persuade with flattery or blarney
soft–soaperplay \-ˌsō-pər\ noun
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SOFT–SOAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of soft–soap for English Language Learners
: to try to persuade (someone) to do something by using praise, kind words, etc.
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