clear sailing

Definition of clear sailing

US
:easy progress :progress that is not blocked by anything
  • Now that the permit has been approved, we expect to have clear sailing from here on.

Word by Word Definitions

clear play
  1. : bright, luminous

  2. : cloudless

  3. : free from mist, haze, or dust

  1. : in a clear manner

  2. : all the way

  1. : to make clear or translucent

  2. : to free from pollution or cloudiness

  3. : to free from accusation or blame : exonerate, vindicate

  1. : a clear space or part

  2. : a high arcing shot over an opponent's head in badminton

sailing play
  1. : the technical skill of managing a ship : navigation

  2. : the method of determining the course to be followed to reach a given point

  3. : the sport of handling or riding in a sailboat


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