A softboy or softboi might seem intellectual on the surface, appealing to your sensitivity and whispering sweet nothings. He works at the feminist library, dontcha know. He thinks we need equal pay and sexual liberation and to free the nipple.
Top definition. Soft boy. A less masculine boy who is described as "cute" based on their soft or gentle characteristics. Aw he looks so adorable in that beanie , what a soft boy. Aug 26 Word of the Day. That Shit Is Fucked. Guy 1 : Gawd Damn this is some good ass ice cream.
How to tell if he's a softboy
Softbois are difficult to define, but easy to recognize. The year-old in a turtleneck who is now mansplaining Radiohead's musical development to you over Instagram Direct is a softboi, and yes, so is the grade-schooler you babysat when he was eight, who's now fully grown and rolling his own cigarettes, slouching into his psychology class with a skateboard. But there are others. Many others. And so, here we have organized the many shades of softboi into 26 helpful and concise categories, ordered alphabetically, for your reading pleasure. In their natural habitat of the Direct Message inbox, the softboi gently see-saws between airing read: purposefully ignoring messages received from potential suitors and getting histrionically, poetically angry when the potential suitors decide to air them. No-one wants to be aired. Why would he be ignored? Does his extensive reading of D.