soft line


noun

a position or policy, as in politics, that is moderate and flexible.

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Origin of soft line

First recorded in 1965–70

OTHER WORDS FROM soft line

soft-line, adjectivesoft-lin·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for soft line

soft line

noun

a moderate flexible attitude or policy

Derived forms of soft line

soft-liner, noun
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