Definition of Soft soap

1. Noun. Flattery designed to gain favor.

Exact synonyms: Blarney, Coaxing, Sweet Talk
Generic synonyms: Flattery
Derivative terms: Blarney, Coax



2. Noun. A soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases.
Exact synonyms: Green Soap
Generic synonyms: Soap

Definition of Soft soap

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of soft-soap) ¹

2. Verb. (alternative spelling of soft-soap) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Soft soap

1. A soap made with vegetable oils, potassium hydroxide, oleic acid, glycerin, and purified water; used as a stimulant in chronic skin diseases. Synonym: green soap, soft soap. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soft Soap

soft rock
soft roe
soft roll
soft rot
soft rush
soft sawder
soft scale
soft sell
soft serve
soft shield fern
soft shoe
soft shoulder
soft shoulders
soft skill
soft skills
soft soap (current term)
soft soaped
soft soaping
soft soaps
soft solder
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soft tick
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Literary usage of Soft soap

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1845)
"The soft soap was made exclusively at Hull, Bradford, Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester. The total quantity of soap exported from England, in the year 1844-5 ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1845)
"The soft soap was made exclusively at Hull, Bradford, Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester. The total quantity of soap exported from England, in the year 1844-5 ..."

3. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody. An Invaluable Collection by Alvin Wood Chase (1860)
"Even in 'common soft soap, if this amount of sal soda is put into that ... Chemical soft soap.—J. Hamilton, an English gentleman, and proprietor of the ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"Soft-soap is comparatively little used, except for coarse ... Soft-soap ought to be made with olive oil and potash, and it should be of yellowish-white ..."

5. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine by Freeman Hunt (1845)
"The soft soap was made exclusively at Hull, Bradford, Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester. The total quantity of soap exported from England, in the year 1844-5 ..."

6. Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to the Arts and by Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson, Henry Watts, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp (1863)
"soft soap is consequently contaminated with all these substances, ... soft soap never dries up completely to a solid mass, even after long exposure to the ..."

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