Definition of cakewalk
- In states and localities across America, good times are making for reelection cakewalks.
- —Douglas Foster
- … it's no cakewalk to raise a family on two part-time salaries, even for a little while.
- —Belinda Luscombe
She expected the election to be a cakewalk.
Reducing the state budget is not going to be a cakewalk.
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piece of cake, walk in the park;
: an easy contest to win
: an easy task
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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