soft-soaper
noun see soft-soap

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • soft-soaper — ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ə(r) noun : one that soft soaps : flatterer * * * /sawft soh peuhr, soft /, n. Informal. a person who flatters or cajoles, esp. for reasons of self interest or personal advantage: a soft soaper specializing in rich, elderly women. [1850 …   Useful english dictionary

  • soft-soaper — /sawft soh peuhr, soft /, n. Informal. a person who flatters or cajoles, esp. for reasons of self interest or personal advantage: a soft soaper specializing in rich, elderly women. [1850 55; SOFT SOAP + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • soft-soap — /ˈsɒft soʊp/ (say soft sohp) verb (t) 1. to apply soft soap to. 2. Colloquial to ply with smooth words; cajole; flatter. –verb (i) 3. to use soft soap in washing. –soft soaper, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • soft-soap — transitive verb Date: 1840 to soothe or persuade with flattery or blarney Synonyms: see cajole • soft soaper noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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