Definition of softie in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒfti
(also softy)

noun (plural softies)

A soft-hearted, weak, or sentimental person: she is too much of a softie to fire anyone
More example sentences
  • Giles was ridiculed all over again as a cry-baby and a big softie.
  • His temper in the office could be fiery and he might seem a bit hot and bothered but deep down he was a softy.
  • Hardchannel is a softy at heart, however, with a fondness for traditional American musicals, so that he tends to burst into song at unlikely moments.

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