Simple Definition of cakewalk
: an easy contest to win
: an easy task
Full Definition of cakewalk
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 one-sided contest b : an easy task
Examples of cakewalk
She expected the election to be a cakewalk.
Reducing the state budget is not going to be a cakewalk.
First Known Use of cakewalk
Rhymes with cakewalk
back talk, Bartók, Black Hawk, bemock, boardwalk, catwalk, cornstalk, cross talk, crosswalk, duckwalk, eyestalk, fast-talk, fish hawk, French chalk, goshawk, Gottschalk, jaywalk, langue d'oc, Languedoc, leafstalk, marsh hawk, moonwalk, nighthawk, Norfolk, Norwalk, pep talk, racewalk, ropewalk, shoptalk, sidewalk, skywalk, sleepwalk, small talk, space walk, sweet-talk, trash talk
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