cakewalker
noun see cakewalk

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cakewalker — See cakewalk. * * * …   Universalium

  • cakewalker — n. participant in competitive march, one who dances the cakewalk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cakewalk — cakewalker, n. /kayk wawk /, n. 1. (formerly) a promenade or march, of black American origin, in which the couples with the most intricate or eccentric steps received cakes as prizes. 2. a dance with a strutting step based on this promenade. 3.… …   Universalium

  • cakewalk — noun Date: 1874 1. a black American entertainment having a cake as prize for the most accomplished steps and figures in walking 2. a stage dance developed from walking steps and figures typically involving a high prance with backward tilt 3. a. a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cakewalk — /ˈkeɪkwɔk/ (say kaykwawk) noun 1. a promenade or march, of African American origin, in which the couples with the most intricate or eccentric steps receive cakes as prizes. 2. a dance based on this promenade. 3. music for this dance. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cakewalk — ☆ cakewalk [kāk′wôk΄ ] n. 1. an elaborate step or walk formerly performed by blacks in the South competing for the prize of a cake 2. a strutting dance developed from this 3. something easily accomplished, won, etc. vi. to do a cakewalk… …   English World dictionary

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