soft line


noun

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

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of soft line

First recorded in 1965–70

OTHER WORDS FROM soft line

soft-line, adjectivesoft-liner, 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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