duck soup


: something easy to do

Examples of duck soup in a Sentence

The trip was duck soup for experienced travelers. hooking up this home theater should be duck soup—right?
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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of duck soup was in 1912

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Cite this Entry

“Duck soup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

duck soup

: something easy to do : cinch
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