noun \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

:  something accomplished without difficulty :  snap
:  an opponent who is easy to defeat or a victim who is capable of no effective resistance
:  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


Related to PUSHOVER


Next Word in the Dictionary: push–pad
Previous Word in the Dictionary: pushout
All Words Near: pushover

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up pushover? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More