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Meaning of "soft touch" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOFT TOUCH

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOFT TOUCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Soft touch is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SOFT TOUCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of soft touch in the English dictionary

The definition of soft touch in the dictionary is a person easily persuaded or imposed on, esp to lend money.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOFT TOUCH

soft rot
soft sawder
soft science
soft sell
soft shoulder
soft sign
soft skills
soft soap
soft solder
soft spot
soft steel
soft target
soft tick
soft tissue
soft top
soft toy
soft tree fern
soft verge
soft wheat
soft X-rays

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOFT TOUCH

cartouch
casting couch
couch
crouch
easy touch
finishing touch
grouch
kick into touch
Midas touch
mistouch
ouch
out of touch
pouch
retouch
safety touch
slouch
the Midas touch
therapeutic touch
touch
vouch

Synonyms and antonyms of soft touch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «soft touch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOFT TOUCH

Find out the translation of soft touch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of soft touch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «soft touch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

柔软的触感
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tacto suave
570 millions of speakers

English

soft touch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोमल स्पर्श
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

لمسة ناعمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мягкое касание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

toque macio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নরম স্পর্শ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

doux au toucher
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

sentuhan lembut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Soft-Touch-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ソフトタッチ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소프트 터치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alus tutul
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cảm ứng mềm mại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மென்மையான தொடுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मऊ टच
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yumuşak dokunuş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

soft touch
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

miękkie w dotyku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

м´яке торкання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

soft touch
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απαλό άγγιγμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sagte aanraking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

soft touch
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

soft touch
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of soft touch

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOFT TOUCH»

The term «soft touch» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.449 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOFT TOUCH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «soft touch» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «soft touch» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about soft touch

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOFT TOUCH»

Discover the use of soft touch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to soft touch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Soft Touch
Now he must make a choice: finance his dream through a little genteel blackmail, or do it the hard way...by falling in love. From the Paperback edition.
Betina Krahn, 2009
2
The Soft Touch: A Play in Two Acts
THE SOFT TOUCH was first produced by Rutgers University. The production, directed by Jack Betten- bender, won the 1974 American College Theater Festival Award for Best New Play and was presented at the Eisenhower Theater at the ...
Neil Cuthbert, 1973
3
Soft Touch
John D. MacDonald. Soft Touch John D. MacDonald Contents Cover The Murder Room Introduction Title page Chapter One.
John D. MacDonald, 2014
4
Print and Production Finishes for Sustainable Design
project—detail In-house packaging prototype client/design Chesapeake Corporation specifications Water-based soft-touch varnish The new “soft-touch” coating can be applied in- line during printing and can be used to replace over- print ...
Edward Denison, 2009
5
The Soft Touch
Tony Cavanaugh. Contents. The Soft Touch Promise 1: Make No Promises Dead Girl Sing 1: No Eye Contact 2: 'You Cannot Retire' Copyright.
Tony Cavanaugh, 2013
6
Popular Science
Soft-Touch is easy to install, simple to operate. It offers you everything Touch- Tone* does— plus a lot more — at a fraction of the cost. And there are no monthly charges! HERE'S HOW YOU SAVE You install Soft-Touch yourself —so there's no ...
7
Backpacker
Inside a Kelty Soft Touch sleeping bag, I have a hard time believing that I'm not snuggling into the epitome of comfort, a goose-down bag. The Soft Touch is insulated with Qual- lofil, a dacron polyester batting by DuPont with four hollows ...
8
Backpacker
Last March I spent a raw week in Maine alternating nights cocooned in SD's 0°F Annie Oakley and Kelty's 5°F Soft Touch HV. I left the tent at home and bivouacked in temperatures that Sierra Designs Annie Oakley (top) and the Kelty Soft ...
9
The Rotarian
The tiny amount of power your Soft Touch requires is provided by the telephone, itself Two standard watch batteries are used to retain its memory during portable use. When the Soft Touch is mounted to a telephone, you can remove the old ...
10
Localization in Clinical Neurology
... is lost ipsilaterally with nerve lesions. Sensation (pain, soft touch) is tested on the soft palate, posterior third of the tongue, tonsillary regions, and pharyngeal wall. These areas may be ipsilaterally anesthetic with glossopharyngeal lesions.
Brazis, Joseph C. Masdeu, José Biller, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOFT TOUCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term soft touch is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Outdoors: Soft touch lands big bass, win at BFL tourney on …
With that soft touch, Sean “Big Mac” McAllister of Checotah crushed a field of 136 other boats on Skiatook after the Walmart Bass Fishing League this week ... «Tulsa World, Jun 15»
2
Game Changers 2015: Robots with a soft touch
But imagine a new generation of supple robots that could go about their work with a gentle touch. Those machines are here. Last year, Cambridge startup Soft ... «BetaBoston, May 15»
3
'Naive' churches are a soft touch for paedophiles, experts claim
Churches are still viewed as a “soft touch” by paedophiles hunting for victims, despite tighter child-protection measures after a series of abuse scandals, one of ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 15»
4
Tech Talk: Gore-Tex redefines waterproof fabric with soft touch
Waterproof is wonderful, but it can be suffocating for skin trying to release sweat and stay comfortable during outdoor adventuring. In an effort to overcome those ... «SI.com, Jan 15»
5
Northern Ireland 'soft touch' for cocaine smugglers
Northern Ireland is "a soft touch" for international drugs smugglers, a former police chief has said. Alan McQuillan was speaking after one of the largest amounts ... «BBC News, Nov 14»
6
Adventurous pop musicians Soft Touch unveil 'Swim in the Night'
Soft Touch is made up of two musicians with formidable reputations in beat-based music: Chrome Canyon releases soundtrack-inspired music on the iconic ... «Entertainment Weekly, Nov 14»
7
Prosthetic Hand Restores Touch, Heals Phantom Pain
The sensations that many people take for granted — the featherweight feel of a piece of fruit, that lets you hold a cherry without crushing it, or the soft touch of a ... «LiveScience.com, Oct 14»
8
Exclusive: Stream Clarian's brand-new EP
Out today, the inaugural release on Seth Troxler's new indie label Soft Touch Records is a warm breath of fresh electronic air from the former half of Visionquest ... «Red Bull, Sep 14»
9
JAN MOIR: A brave and decent father betrayed by soft touch Britain
... in his own home, instead of being targeted with violence by cruel strangers. Good people are not safe in their beds. I hope the soft-touch Government is happy. «Daily Mail, Aug 14»
10
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Provide New Grasp of Soft Touch
The “gentle touch” sensations that convey the stroke of a finger, the fine texture of something grasped and the light pressure of a breeze on the skin are brought ... «Newswise, Apr 14»

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