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softy (plural softies)
- A weak or sentimental person.
- Somebody who finds it difficult to scold or punish.
- (computing, slang) A software expert who is ignorant of the workings of hardware.
- (informal, Britain, Australia) A soft drink containing no alcohol.
weak or sentimental person
somebody who finds it difficult to scold or punish
software expert ignorant of hardware