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soft in the head

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soft in the head

adjective phrase

Stupid; dim-witted; lamebrained

[1938+; soft is found by 1621 in the sense ''silly, simple, foolish'']


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soft in the head

Mentally deficient; also, silly, foolish. For example, He's nice enough but a bit soft in the head. The soft in this idiom, first recorded in 1775, alludes to a weakness in mental capacity.
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