- soap in liquid or semifluid form
- Informal flattery or smooth talk
- soft-soaper noun
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- A fluid or semifluid soap.
- Informal Flattery; cajolery.
transitive verb soft-soaped, soft-soap·ing, soft-soaps Informal
- softˈ-soapˈer noun
soft soap - Cultural Definition
Flattery: “Mary asked the boss to stop giving her a lot of soft soap about her performance and to start leveling with her like any other employee.”