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hands down

adverb \ˈhan(d)z-ˈdan\

: without much effort : very easily

: without any doubt

Full Definition of HANDS DOWN

1
:  without much effort :  easily
2
:  without question
hands–down \ˈhan(d)z-ˌdan\ adjective

Examples of HANDS DOWN

  1. She could win any race hands down.
  2. It's hands down the best movie of the year.

First Known Use of HANDS DOWN

1867

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