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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