Examples of pushover in a Sentence
They thought the first team they played would be a pushover.
The exam was a pushover.
Dad's a pushover. He'll let me do anything I want.
Recent Examples of pushover from the Web
The rebuilding San Diego Padres haven't been pushovers of late.
The Germans are no pushovers -- beating Rangers 12-4 on aggregate in the semifinals -- but that only adds to the majesty of Real's win, with Puskas and Di Stéfano scoring all seven goals between them.
Benator didn’t have the reputation of a pushover though.
Cell phones, however, will be no pushover for the world’s largest software company, with hardly any of the 450 million cell phones that will be sold this year running on Windows.
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First Known Use of pushover
PUSHOVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pushover for English Language Learners
: an opponent that is easy to defeat
: something that is easy to do
: someone who is easy to persuade or influence
PUSHOVER Defined for Kids
Definition of pushover for Students
1 : an opponent that is easy to defeat They thought our team would be a pushover.
2 : someone who is easy to persuade or influence He asked his grandmother for a loan knowing she was a pushover.
3 : something easily done The exam was a pushover.
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