soft-boiled definition by Webster's New World
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boiled only a short time so that the yolk is still soft: said of an egg
soft-boiled definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Boiled in the shell to a soft consistency. Used of an egg.
- Informal a. Softhearted; lenient.b. Sentimental.