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Noun: soft soap  sóft sowp
  1. [informal] Flattery designed to gain favour
    - blarney, coaxing, sweet talk [informal], taffy [N. Amer, informal]
  2. A soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases
    - green soap
Verb: soft-soap  sóft sowp
  1. Persuade someone through flattery
  2. Use flattering talk on somebody

Derived forms: soft-soaping, soft-soaped, soft soaps, soft-soaps

Type of: blandish, blarney, cajole, coax, flatter, flattery, inveigle, palaver [informal, rare], soap, sweet-talk [informal], wheedle

Encyclopedia: Soft soap