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See definition of softy on Dictionary.com
  • as inbleeding heart
  • as incrybaby
  • as inmama's boy/momma's boy
  • as inweak sister

synonyms for softy

  • bleeding-heart liberal
  • liberal
  • sentimental fool
  • sympathizer
See also synonyms for: softies
  • whiner
  • wimp
  • bellyacher
  • complainer
  • critic
  • faultfinder
  • grumbler
  • moaner
  • sissy
  • wuss
  • griper
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How to use softy in a sentence

When the blood came streaming, it set Jack raving, and he cursed and damned Wessner for a coward and a softy.
FRECKLESGENE STRATTON-PORTER
The "Softy" in his embarrassment was at a loss for an excuse for his presence.
AURORA FLOYD, VOL. II (OF 3)M. E. (MARY ELIZABETH) BRADDON
The "Softy" appeared presently, leading the horse by the bridle.
AURORA FLOYD, VOL. II (OF 3)M. E. (MARY ELIZABETH) BRADDON
"But he won't be back just yet awhile," said the "Softy," grinning.
AURORA FLOYD, VOL. III (OF 3)M. E. (MARY ELIZABETH) BRADDON
I don't know what you call bad if kidnapping that poor softy isn't.
NOTWITHSTANDINGMARY CHOLMONDELEY
When I asked why, she managed to gasp, "Oh, but you're an old softy!"
THE HOUSE OF THE MISTY STARFANNIE CALDWELL MACAULAY
Did the little softy really believe that big folks meant everything they said?
TWO LITTLE TRAVELLERSFRANCES BROWNE ARTHUR
Repressing her rebellious emotions, Lady Isabel glided partly down the staircase, and softy called to the butler.
EAST LYNNEMRS. HENRY WOOD
Jack, who had done nothing but mischief all day, stood amazed, but at last settled that his cousin was a "softy."
THE GREY WOMAN AND OTHER TALESMRS. (ELIZABETH) GASKELL
Dry up, old softy, or I'll put the buggy robe over your head!
THE VILLAGE WATCH-TOWER(AKA KATE DOUGLAS RIGGS) KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOFTY

  • bleeding-heart liberal
  • liberal
  • sentimental fool
  • softy
  • sympathizer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.