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soft
British English: /sɒft/
American English: /sɔft/

Translation of soft in French:

adjective

  • 1 (yielding, not rigid or firm)
    (ground, soil, clay)
    meuble
    (Sport, Horse racing)
    lourd
    (rock, metal)
    tendre
    (snow)
    léger/-ère
    (bed, cushion, pillow)
    moelleux/-euse
    (fabric, fur, skin, hand, cheek)
    doux/douce
    (brush, hair, leather)
    souple
    (muscle)
    flasque
    (mixture, dough, butter)
    mou/molle
    (pencil)
    doux/douce
    to get soft
    (soil, ground, butter, mixture)
    s'amollir
    (mattress)
    devenir mou
    (muscle)
    se ramollir
    to make something soft
    amollir quelque chose (ground)
    ramollir quelque chose (butter, mixture)
    assouplir quelque chose (fabric)
    adoucir quelque chose (hard water, skin)
    soft to the touch
    doux au toucher
    soft ice cream
    glace (f) italienne
  • 2 (muted)
    (colour, glow, light, tone, sound, laugh, music, note, voice, accent)
    doux/douce
    (step, knock)
    feutré
    soft lighting
    éclairage (m) tamisé
  • 3 (gentle, mild)
    (air, climate, rain, breeze, look, words)
    doux/douce
    (reply)
    apaisant
    (impact, pressure, touch)
    léger/-ère
    (eyes, heart)
    tendre
    (approach) (gen)
    diplomatique
    (Politics)
    modéré
    the soft left
    la gauche modérée
    to take a soft line with somebody
    adopter une ligne modérée avec quelqu'un
  • 5 (Economy)
    (market, prices)
    instable à la baisse
    (loan)
    privilégié
  • 6 (lenient)
    (parent, teacher)
    (trop) indulgent
    to be soft on somebody/something
    être (trop) indulgent envers quelqu'un/quelque chose
  • 7
    [informal]
    (in love)to be soft on somebody
    en pincer (informal) pour quelqu'un
  • 9 (idle, agreeable)
    (life, job)
    peinard (informal)
  • 11
    [informal]
    (stupid) to be soft in the head
    être ramolli du cerveau

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