noun Date: 1888 an easily won contest

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  • walkaway — [wôk′ə wā΄] n. an easily won victory …   English World dictionary

  • walkaway — [ wɔːkəweɪ] (D; intr.) to walkaway from ( to survive an accident unhurt ; he walkawayed away from me without saying a word; to walkaway from an accident) (d; intr.) to walkaway with (she walkawayed away with all the top prizes; to win ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • walkaway — /wawk euh way /, n. 1. an easy victory or conquest. 2. a patient or inmate who escapes from an institution by walking away when not being supervised or guarded. [1885 90; n. use of v. phrase walk away] * * * …   Universalium

  • walkaway — noun An easy victory; a walkover. See Also: walk away …   Wiktionary

  • walkaway — Synonyms and related words: Cadmean victory, KO, Pyrrhic victory, ascendancy, cakewalk, championship, conquest, easy victory, grand slam, knockout, landslide, landslide victory, mastery, moral victory, picnic, pushover, romp, rout, runaway… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • walkaway — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. An easy victory: walkover. Informal: runaway. Slang: romp. See EASY, WIN. 2. An easily accomplished task: child s play, cinch, pushover, snap, walkover. Informal: breeze. Slang: duck soup. See EASY …   English dictionary for students

  • walkaway — walk|a|way [ˈwo:kəweı US ˈwo:k ] n AmE informal an easy victory = ↑walkover …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • walkaway — walk|a|way [ wɔkə,weı ] noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL an easy victory: WALKOVER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • walkaway — n. easy victory (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • walkaway — noun (C) AmE informal an easy victory; walkover BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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