hands down

adverb
\ ˈhan(d)z-ˈdau̇n How to pronounce hands down (audio) \

Definition of hands down

1 : without much effort : easily
2 : without question

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hands-down \ ˈhan(d)z-​ˌdau̇n How to pronounce hands-down (audio) \ adjective

Examples of hands down in a Sentence

She could win any race hands down. It's hands down the best movie of the year.

First Known Use of hands down

1853, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hands down was in 1853

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“Hands down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hands%20down. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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hands down

adverb
How to pronounce hands down (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of hands down

informal
: without much effort : very easily
: without any doubt

hands down

adverb
\ ˈhandz-ˈdau̇n How to pronounce hands down (audio) \

Kids Definition of hands down

: without question : easily He won the race hands down.

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