Examples of cakewalk in a Sentence
She expected the election to be a cakewalk.
Reducing the state budget is not going to be a cakewalk.
Recent Examples of cakewalk from the Web
Likewise, UC players don't consider Austin Peay an automatic cakewalk.
PSG Forget the result (another cakewalk Ligue 1 win): PSG will apparently somehow manage to convince its chief competitor in the league to give up its best player, Kylian Mbappe, on loan before a permanent purchase next summer.
A 2020 presidential run was always going to be rough for the New York governor, but his re-election bid in 2018 won’t be a cakewalk either, as the New Republic has previously reported.
Possibly competing with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) will be no cakewalk.
Not surprisingly, selling even a minority stake in the loss-making, 85-year-old company isn’t going to be a cakewalk.
Activities will include a petting zoo, moon bounce, obstacle course, remote-control racecourse, games for all ages, crafts, a cakewalk, prizes and refreshments.
The Warriors have had a cakewalk of competition on their way to the Finals.
While the West won’t be a cakewalk, the struggling Cubs have given all challengers reason to believe Chicago’s return to the World Series is far from a foregone conclusion.
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First Known Use of cakewalk
Synonymsbreeze, cake, cinch, child's play, cream puff, duck soup, kid stuff, picnic, pushover, roses, snap
Antonymsbear, beast, chore, headache, horror show, killer, labor, murder, pain, sticky wicket, stinker [slang]
Related Wordsno-brainer, nothing; sitting duck; gimme, laugher, walkaway
Near Antonymsbrainteaser, poser, stumper, toughie (also toughy); bother, nuisance, trouble
CAKEWALK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cakewalk for English Language Learners
: an easy contest to win
: an easy task
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