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softie

[sawf-tee, sof-] /ˈsɔf ti, ˈsɒf-/
noun
1.

softy

[sawf-tee, sof-] /ˈsɔf ti, ˈsɒf-/
noun, plural softies. Informal.
1.
a person easily stirred to sentiment or tender emotion.
2.
a person who lacks stamina or endurance.
3.
a person who lacks strength of character; a silly or foolish person.
Also, softie.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; soft + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for softies

softie

/ˈsɒftɪ/
noun (pl) softies
1.
(informal) a person who is sentimental, weakly foolish, or lacking in physical endurance
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Slang definitions & phrases for softies

softie

noun

A person who is amiably and quickly compliant; someone easy to cajole and victimize: You are a patsy, a quick push, a big softie (1886+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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