soft' touch'

1. a person who is easily convinced, esp. to give or lend money: a soft touch for charities.
2. a person who is easily influenced, duped, or imposed upon: a soft touch for anybody with a sob story.
3. a person, team, etc., that is easily defeated: They're a soft touch for any team in the league.
4. a task or activity that is easily or quickly done, esp. a job that pays well and requires little work.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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