walkaway

noun
walk·​away | \ ˈwȯ-kə-ˌwā How to pronounce walkaway (audio) \

Definition of walkaway

: an easily won contest

Examples of walkaway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By the end of Alabama’s 54-16 walkaway win, the gap between the Crimson Tide and the Gators — not to mention the rest of the SEC — had widened. Edgar Thompson, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Alabama continues to dominate SEC, aims to extend streak," 24 Aug. 2017 Say Uncle: Speaking of people who look a little too pleased with dispatching their enemies, Arya also gets one of the show’s patented smiling walkaways. Joanna Robinson, HWD, "Game of Thrones: 7 Easter Eggs, References, and Callbacks You Might Have Missed in “Dragonstone”," 18 July 2017 Say Uncle: Speaking of people who look a little too pleased with dispatching their enemies, Arya also gets one of the show’s patented smiling walkaways. Joanna Robinson, vanityfair.com, "Game of Thrones: 7 Easter Eggs, References, and Callbacks You Might Have Missed in “Dragonstone”," 18 July 2017 The Caldwell man was reported as a walkaway from the Canyon County Work Release Center. Kristin Rodine, idahostatesman, "80-mile high speed chase through Ada, Elmore counties ends with flattened tires, arrest," 3 July 2017

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First Known Use of walkaway

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Walkaway.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walkaway. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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