Meaning of “soft” - Learner’s Dictionary

soft

adjective uk us /sɒft/
NOT HARD

A2 not hard, and easy to press:

a soft cushion
Cook the onion until it's soft.
SMOOTH

A2 smooth and pleasant to touch:

soft hair/skin
SOUND

B1 A soft sound is very quiet:

He spoke in a soft voice.
COLOUR/LIGHT

B1 A soft colour or light is not bright:

PERSON

too kind and not angry enough when someone does something wrong:

The kids are naughty because she's too soft on them.
DRUGS

Soft drugs are illegal drugs that some people think are not dangerous.

softness noun [ U ]

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(Definition of “soft” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)