August 08, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
soft spot /ˈsɑːft ˈspɑːt/ noun
soft spot
/ˈsɑːft ˈspɑːt/
noun

plural soft spots

The man has a soft spot for dogs.
The man has a soft spot for dogs.
Learner's definition of SOFT SPOT

[count]

1 : a strong liking for someone or something — usually singular

  • He has a soft spot for children. [=he likes children very much]

  • She has a soft spot for chocolate ice cream.

2 : a weak point that can be attacked

  • They found a soft spot in the enemy's defenses.

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