walkover

noun walk·over \ ˈwȯk-ˌō-vər \
Updated on: 25 Mar 2018

Definition of walkover

1 : a one-sided contest : an easy or uncontested victory
2 : a horse race with only one starter

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First Known Use of walkover

1829

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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  • : an easy victory


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