a position or policy, as in politics, that is moderate and flexible.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby soft line
Origin of soft line
First recorded in 1965–70
OTHER WORDS FROM soft linesoft-line, adjectivesoft-lin·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for soft line
a moderate flexible attitude or policy
Derived forms of soft linesoft-liner, noun
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