Definition of cakewalk
1 : a black American entertainment having a cake as prize for the most accomplished steps and figures in walking
2 : a stage dance developed from walking steps and figures typically involving a high prance with backward tilt
3 a : a one-sided contest b : an easy task
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.
First Known Use of cakewalk
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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