soft touch


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soft touch

n.
One who is easily persuaded or taken advantage of.

soft touch

n
informal a person easily persuaded or imposed on, esp to lend money

soft′ touch′


n.
1. a person who readily gives or lends money.
2. a person who is easily duped or imposed upon.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soft touch - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage ofsoft touch - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
dupe, victim - a person who is tricked or swindled
Translations

soft touch

n (fam) to be a soft touchlasciarsi mungere facilmente
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That with soft touch now brightens into jade Lintel and door, and when she lifts the blind Floats through the darkened chamber of her sleep; While leagues away my love-winged messages Go flocking home; and though they mingle not, Our thoughts seek one another.
It was a time of wonder and marvel, of the soft touch of silver rain on greening fields, of the incredible delicacy of young leaves, of blossom in field and garden and wood.
It was well that soft touch came upon her neck, and that she understood herself to be supposed to have fallen asleep.
But the soft touch of a patte de velours will do it no harm.
He turned,--it was Cassy's; but the cold soft touch recalled his dream of the night before, and, flashing through the chambers of his brain, came all the fearful images of the night-watches, with a portion of the horror that accompanied them.
We have become a soft touch away from home - a massive soft touch where teams are not really on the back foot against us any more.
The outer sleeve features a similarly striking foil-stamped pattern as well as soft touch coating that imparts a rich, velvety feel to the package.
The folding carton was converted utilizing Clearwater Candesce[R] SBS paperboard, cold foiled, and offset printed with six color inks, in-line with DiamondTouch soft touch coating, and UV gloss spot coating.
Last season we were a hard team to score against but this season we've become something of a soft touch," said Caldwell.
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In fact a recent study by California Polytechnic State University showed not only did customers prefer cosmetics packaged in a container with a soft touch coating versus a traditional coating, they were willing to pay a 5% price premium.
Professional printers and graphic designers can purchase new pressure sensitive substrates like Soft Touch and Silver Matte, which eliminate the need for post-production finishes and specialized inks, reducing costs, increasing profitability and speeding up the printing process.