Definition of soft drug noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


soft drug

BrE BrE//ˌsɒft ˈdrʌɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɔːft ˈdrʌɡ//
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an illegal drug, such as cannabis, that some people take for pleasure, that is not considered very harmful or likely to cause addiction compare hard drug See related entries: Addiction
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: soft drug