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semisoft

[sem-ee-sawft, -soft, sem-ahy-]
adjective
  1. having a somewhat soft consistency or quality.
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Origin of semisoft

First recorded in 1900–05; semi- + soft
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for semisoft

Historical Examples of semisoft

  • Semisoft Emmentaler type made in a small twenty-pound wheel—a pony-cart wheel in comparison to the big Swiss.

    The Complete Book of Cheese

    Robert Carlton Brown

  • Semisoft, sour sheep, sometimes mixed with sugar and rum and made into small luscious cakes.

    The Complete Book of Cheese

    Robert Carlton Brown

  • Semisoft; sour skim milk with salty flavor from curing in brine bath.

    The Complete Book of Cheese

    Robert Carlton Brown

  • Semisoft and semihard, half way between Pont l'Evêque and Limburger.

    The Complete Book of Cheese

    Robert Carlton Brown

  • This semisoft newcomer arrived about 1954 and is advertised as a brand-new variety.

    The Complete Book of Cheese

    Robert Carlton Brown