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I'm not going to worry about the critics until some of my peers start saying I'm a softie.
Don Shula

Meaning of "softie" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOFTIE

softie  [ˈsɒftɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOFTIE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Softie 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 SOFTIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of softie in the English dictionary

The definition of softie in the dictionary is a person who is sentimental, weakly foolish, or lacking in physical endurance.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOFTIE


biosafety
ˌbaɪəʊˈseɪftɪ
crafty
ˈkrɑːftɪ
drafty
ˈdrɑːftɪ
draughty
ˈdrɑːftɪ
drifty
ˈdrɪftɪ
fifty
ˈfɪftɪ
hefty
ˈhɛftɪ
LD50
ˌɛlˌdiːˈfɪftɪ
leftie
ˈleftɪ
lefty
ˈlɛftɪ
lofty
ˈlɒftɪ
mufti
ˈmʌftɪ
nifty
ˈnɪftɪ
safety
ˈseɪftɪ
shifty
ˈʃɪftɪ
swiftie
ˈswɪftɪ
swifty
ˈswɪftɪ
thrifty
ˈθrɪftɪ
toplofty
ˈtɒpˌlɒftɪ
tufty
ˈtʌftɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOFTIE

softballer
soften
soften up
softener
softening of the brain
softhead
softheadedly
softhearted
softheartedly
softheartedness
softish
softling
softly
softly-softly
softness
softs
software
software engineer
software engineering
software house

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOFTIE

auntie
beastie
bestie
black tie
black-tie
bootie
bow tie
Christie
cutie
daftie
hogtie
hottie
mattie
necktie
nettie
Scottie
sortie
sweetie
tie
westie

Synonyms and antonyms of softie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «softie» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOFTIE

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

Translator English - Chinese

心软
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

softie
570 millions of speakers

English

softie
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

softie
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

softie
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тряпка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

molenga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

softie
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

softie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Softie
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Weichling
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

softie
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

약하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Softie
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

softie
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

softie
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मऊ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yufka yürekli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

softie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

softie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ганчірка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

softie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

softie
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

softie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mjukis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

softie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of softie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOFTIE»

The term «softie» is regularly used and occupies the 71.908 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOFTIE» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «SOFTIE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word softie.
1
Len Goodman
I am a little bit of a softie, yes. Actually I don't think it's softness, I think it's kindness.
2
Don Shula
I'm not going to worry about the critics until some of my peers start saying I'm a softie.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOFTIE»

Discover the use of softie in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to softie and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Softies: Simple Instructions for 25 Plush Pals
It may well have been one of the first to popularize softie making, through an online challenge called a Month of Softies lMOSl. Each month features a theme, like "Under the Tree" for December or "April Showers" in the spring. Crafters make a ...
Therese Laskey, 2007
2
Principles of Management
Source: Margery Weinstein, “You Softie,” Training, 44 (June 2007): 18. QUESTIONS: Do you agree? How do you respond to managers (or other authority figures) with deficient soft skills? Which soft skills do you need to polish? Explain.
Robert Kreitner, 2008
3
The Creative Seed: How to Enrich Your Life Through Creativity
I will call this part the Inner Softie. The Inner Softie lets us off the hook whenever the going gets tough and we are challenged in some way. Heidi, a talented singer and songwriter, has an Inner Softie that seems to rule her life, particularly when ...
Lilian Wissink, 2013
4
Softie Tales
From child's artwork, to cuddly soft toy to short story, Kid Inspired Creatures creates a book with bright photos and fun stories to encourage creativity and to make reading fun!
Beverli Mesa, 2012
5
Creature Camp: Make Your Own • 18 Softies to Draw, Sew & Stuff
If you want long skinny legs filled with pellets, make sure to design the • Don't make arms, legs, wings, or other appendages bigger than your softie body. It will be hard to keep them out of the seam allowhair, etc., in place. Make sure to flip face ...
Wendi Gratz, Jo Gratz, 2013
6
Creature Camp (Fixed Layout Format): Make Your Own • 18 ...
Decorate the front and back of your your softie to have. Add a seam allowance to the outside. softie. Add eyes and other facial features, such as freckles or a beauty mark. You need to do this before you sew anything together. Wendi says .
Wendi Gratz, Jo Gratz, 2013
7
Boys' Life
We never suspected that Softie would be out, for he doesn't go to the field very often, but there was no answer when we knocked at Number 14, and when we opened the door the study was empty, and so was the bedroom. IT WAS twenty to  ...
8
Happy Stitch: 30 Felt and Fabric Projects for Everyday
Instructions. for. the. Mini. Softie. Pins. and. Keychains. 1 Photocopy, enlarge and cut out all of the templates from heavy paper. Cut all of the appropriate colors for each of the templates and two pieces each for the main template for the back ...
Jodie Rackley, 2012
9
My Funny Dad, Harry
Blackie and Softie's Vet Trip Having lost Timi the end of May and Striper the beginning of July, Harry decided he had better get his cats to the vet before they got so sick so we made an appointment for Blackie and Softie for July 14, 2004.
Karen Arlettaz Zemek, 2007
10
Countryside Softies: 28 Handmade Wool Creatures to Stitch
28 Handmade Wool Creatures to Stitch Amy Adams. making a mobile MOBILE 1. Thread a needle with a ' i '1 +*~v . ' _' long length of pearl cotton > ' Q " . '-» 5 and tie a knot at the 1 ~ :1 \ - other end. Starting with the lowest softie in the mobile, ...
Amy Adams, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOFTIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term softie is used in the context of the following news items.
1
A softie of a mission statement: The TechRepublic Podcast, episode 4
On episode four of The TechRepublic Podcast, we talk about the future of Microsoft according to its new mission statement and the convenient and slightly scary ... «TechRepublic, Jun 15»
2
Ronnie Kray? An old softie: Even in Broadmoor he listened to …
There were few more repellent characters than the East End gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray. Yet in the rebellious atmosphere of the Sixties, the Krays were ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
3
Salesforce-Microsoft Talks Collapsed, Says CNBC, as Softie Offered …
It didn't take long: A day after the dust settled on chatter about Salesforce.com (CRM) being a buy-out target of Microsoft (MSFT) or Oracle (ORCL), based on ... «Barron's, May 15»
4
Britain's Got Talent: Simon Cowell turns softie over another dog act
The TV judge, once dubbed Mr Nasty, blows kisses at seven-year-old Border Collie Matisse to get his attention when he walks onto the stage. Cowell then has ... «Mirror.co.uk, May 15»
5
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is a 'softie' off the field
COLEEN ROONEY insists that husband and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney is a lot softer than he lets on. PUBLISHED: 13:06, Tue, May 5, 2015 ... «Express.co.uk, May 15»
6
'Softie' parking wardens told to toughen up for being TOO NICE to …
The officials also weren't penalising tradesmen for parking in restricted areas – even though only water and electricity vehicles are allowed to stop there without ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»
7
The Weekly Feed: Big Softie Edition
Many District residents mark spring by the blooming of the trees, but the food nerds among us know the seasons are changing when everyone starts freaking out ... «DCist.com, Apr 15»
8
Big Softie Harvey Weinstein Opens 'Finding Neverland' on …
There was Bryan Cranston, sporting a mustache and a full head of hair, chatting at intermission. Helen Mirren and Taylor Hackford walked the red carpet too. «Variety, Apr 15»
9
What you need to know to get in on softie-eating action
But of course Johnson isn't the only chef in town on the lookout for the best softies. FIG's Jason Stanhope posted an Instagram of softies being fried up last week, ... «Charleston City Paper, Apr 15»
10
From softie to most feared bowler in World Cup: Starc has come of age
Publicly labelled "soft" by former test bowler Shane Warne only a few months ago, paceman Mitchell Starc has come of age at the cricket World Cup and could ... «Firstpost, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Softie [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/softie>. Oct 2020 ».
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