shoo-in

noun \ ˈshü-ˌin \

Definition of shoo-in

: one that is a certain and easy winner

First Known Use of shoo-in

1937

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SHOO-IN Defined for English Language Learners

shoo-in

noun

Definition of shoo-in for English Language Learners

  • : someone or something that will win easily or is certain to win



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