[ sawft-kuhv-er, soft- ]
/ ˈsɔftˌkʌv ər, ˈsɒft- /
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Palette, Pallet, Or Palate?Palette, pallet, and palate are homophones, which means they’re all pronounced the same way, but mean different things.
- soft-coated wheaten terrier,
- soft-focus lens,
Origin of soft-cover
First recorded in 1950–55
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a less common word for paperback
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