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
: safe from danger or harm
: firmly established : steadfast
: reliable, trustworthy
: something that is laid, staked, or pledged typically between two parties on the outcome of a contest or a contingent issue : wager
: the act of giving such a pledge
: something to wager on
: to stake on the outcome of an issue or the performance of a contestant
: to maintain with or as if with a bet
: to make a bet with
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