softies'

softie

[sawf-tee, sof-]
noun
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softy

[sawf-tee, sof-]
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:
1860–65; soft + -y2

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softie or softy (ˈsɒftɪ)
 
n , pl softies
informal a person who is sentimental, weakly foolish, or lacking in physical endurance
 
softy or softy
 
n

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softie definition


and softy
  1. n.
    a gentle person; a very agreeable person. : He shouldn't give you much trouble. He's such a softie.
  2. n.
    a weakling; a coward. : He's too much of a softie to fight back.
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