softy

noun \ ˈsȯf-tē \
variants: or softie

Definition of softy

plural softies
1 :a weak or foolish person
2 :a softhearted or sentimental person

Examples of softy in a Sentence

  1. a softy who usually needs someone else's strong hands to open bottles and jars

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Origin and Etymology of softy

softy Synonyms

Synonyms
weakling (or softie), wimp, wuss (also wussy)
Antonyms
powerhouse
Related Words
pushover; milksop, mollycoddle, sissy


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