pushover
noun Date: 1906 1. something accomplished without difficulty ; snap 2. an opponent who is easy to defeat or a victim who is capable of no effective resistance 3. someone unable to resist an attraction or appeal ; sucker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pushover — Entwickler Red Rat Software Publisher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pushover — Éditeur Ocean Software Développeur Red Rat Software Concepteur Chas Partington Date de sortie 1992 Genre Réflexion Mode de jeu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pushover — (n.) 1906, of things; 1926, of persons (bad boxers and easy women), from PUSH (Cf. push) + OVER (Cf. over) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pushover — [n] something or someone easily influenced breeze, child’s play*, chump*, cinch, duck soup*, easy game*, easy mark*, easy pickings*, fool, kid stuff*, picnic*, piece of cake*, setup, snap, soft touch*, stooge*, sucker, victim, walkover; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • pushover — ► NOUN informal 1) a person who is easy to influence or defeat. 2) a thing that is easily done …   English terms dictionary

  • pushover — ☆ pushover [poosh′ō΄vər ] n. Slang 1. anything very easy to accomplish 2. a person, group, etc. easily persuaded, defeated, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Pushover — The word pushover may refer to the following things: * Pushover EP , an EP by Australian artist Lisa Miller * Pushover (video game) (aka Push Over ), a game for the Amiga, Atari ST, DOS and SNES * Pushover (film) a 1954 film noir starring Kim… …   Wikipedia

  • pushover — push|o|ver [ˈpuʃˌəuvə US ˌouvər] n informal be a pushover a) to be easy to persuade, influence, or defeat ▪ They aren t the best team in the league, but they re no pushover , either. be a pushover for ▪ Tony s a pushover for blondes. b) BrE to be …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pushover — noun informal be a pushover a) to be easy to persuade, influence, or defeat: Duncan will soon see that I m no pushover. (+ for): Mr Wasco is a pushover for blondes with green eyes. b)to be very easy to do or win: The exam was a pushover. b) to be …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pushover — noun informal be a pushover a) to be easy to persuade, influence, or defeat: Duncan will soon see that I m no pushover. (+ for): Mr Wasco is a pushover for blondes with green eyes. b)to be very easy to do or win: The exam was a pushover. b) to be …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pushover — [[t]p ʊʃoʊvə(r)[/t]] pushovers 1) N COUNT You say that someone is a pushover when you find it easy to persuade them to do what you want. [INFORMAL] He is a tough negotiator. We did not expect to find him a pushover and he has not been one. 2) N… …   English dictionary

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