piece of cake

noun phrase

: something easily done : cinch, breeze

Examples of piece of cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The host is a hospitable soul who would never take the first piece of cake while his guests were still waiting. Jacobina Martin, Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2024 The Gateway actress posted several shots of Malcolm eating pieces of cake with his small hands. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 18 Aug. 2023 After that, sinking the putt for birdie was a relative piece of cake. Steve Gardner, USA TODAY, 16 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piece of cake was in 1935

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“Piece of cake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piece%20of%20cake. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

piece of cake

: something easy to do
the quiz was a piece of cake

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