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1. slang Foolish; dimwitted or simple-minded. Used especially in the phrase "soft in the head." Tommy's a good kid, but he's a little soft in the head, don't you think?
2. slang Not containing alcohol. We've got beers for the adults and plenty of soft drinks for the kids.
3. slang Of drugs, not especially dangerous and addictive. I experimented with soft drugs during college, like weed or magic mushrooms. But I made sure never to go near the hard stuff, like coke or heroin.
4. slang Not difficult or demanding. It's a pretty soft job, overall. You just monitor the computer throughout the day and type in the necessary codes when you're prompted. I've worked in manual labor my whole life. I'd kill for a soft job behind a desk like that!
5. slang Overly lenient, easily manipulated, or apathetic; lacking strength or determination. You used to be the toughest sheriff this town has ever had, but you've gone soft in your old age. The new boss is totally soft. It should be easy to convince him we need extra development time.
6. slang Of a penis, not erect. He started fooling around with Sally in the back of the car, but the fear of getting caught made him go totally soft.
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soft

1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. After a few hours at the party, it appeared that most people were getting soft.
2. mod. having to do with nonaddictive drugs. (Compare this with hard.) The “soft stuff” just leads to really bad stuff.
3. mod. stupid. The guy’s soft in the head. He just can’t think straight.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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