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 Chagrin Boulevard Near the Beechmont Country Club, police located a walkaway patient from the New Directions residential drug treatment facility around 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 14 and turned the teenager over to Pepper Pike officers. Thomas Jewell, cleveland, "Irate customers make a scene, eventually pay up: Orange Police Blotter," 18 Dec. 2020 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

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First Known Use of walkaway

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Walkaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walkaway. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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