sure bet

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sure bet

: the one who is certain (to do something)
  • He's a sure bet to receive the award.

Word by Word Definitions

sure play
  1. : safe from danger or harm

  2. : firmly established : steadfast

  3. : reliable, trustworthy

  1. : surely

bet play
  1. : something that is laid, staked, or pledged typically between two parties on the outcome of a contest or a contingent issue : wager

  2. : the act of giving such a pledge

  3. : something to wager on

  1. : to stake on the outcome of an issue or the performance of a contestant

  2. : to be able to be sure that

  3. : to maintain with or as if with a bet


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