Informal. 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.