Definitions for softyˈsɔf ti, ˈsɒf-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

soft•y*ˈsɔf ti, ˈsɒf-(n.)(pl.)-ties.

or soft•ie

  1. a person easily stirred to sentiment.

    Category: Informal

  2. a weak or foolish person.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. softy, softie(noun)

    a person who is weak and excessively sentimental


  1. softy(Noun)

    A weak or sentimental person.

  2. softy(Noun)

    Somebody who finds it difficult to scold or punish.

  3. softy(Noun)

    A software expert who is ignorant of the workings of hardware.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. softy

    [IBM] Hardware hackers' term for a software expert who is largely ignorant of the mysteries of hardware.


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