soft as a baby's bottom

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(as) soft as a baby's bottom

Exceptionally soft and/or smooth. I love how your face feels after you shave—it's as soft as a baby's bottom! This is my favorite blanket to get snuggled up in at night. It's soft as a baby's bottom, and it keeps me nice and warm in bed.
See also: bottom, soft

*soft as a baby's bottom

 and soft as a baby's backside; *soft as down; *soft as silk; *soft as velvet
Cliché very soft and smooth to the touch. (*Also: as ~.) This cloth is as soft as a baby's bottom. The kitten's fur was as soft as down. Your touch is soft as silk. This lotion will make your skin soft as velvet.
See also: bottom, soft
References in classic literature ?
The next time you touch a Nettle, grasp it boldly, and it will be soft as silk to your hand, and not in the least hurt you.
In marble walls as white as milk, Lined with a skin as soft as silk, Within a fountain crystal clear, A golden apple doth appear.
The end result was a garment almost as soft as silk but as strong as flax.