Definition of soft-solder in English:

soft-solder

verb

  • 1with object To join or repair by soldering with soft solder.

  • 2with object Informal. Chiefly in form soft-sawder. To flatter; to ingratiate oneself with. Compare slightly earlier "sawder". Now rare.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From soft solder.

Pronunciation

soft-solder

/ˌsɒf(t)ˈsɒldə//ˌsɒf(t)ˈsəʊ(l)də/