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pushover

noun push·over \ˈpsh-ˌō-vər\

: an opponent that is easy to defeat

: something that is easy to do

: someone who is easy to persuade or influence

Full Definition of PUSHOVER

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

Examples of PUSHOVER

  1. They thought the first team they played would be a pushover.
  2. The exam was a pushover.
  3. Dad's a pushover. He'll let me do anything I want.

First Known Use of PUSHOVER

1906

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