sure thing

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of sure thing

: one that is certain to succeed : a sure bet

Examples of sure thing in a Sentence

  1. he's a sure thing for the promotion: he's the most qualified candidate by far

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First Known Use of sure thing

1767

sure thing Synonyms

Synonyms
cinch, lock, shoo-in, slam dunk, lead-pipe cinch
Related Words
certainty, inevitability; eventuality; foregone conclusion
Near Antonyms
dark horse, long shot


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