Cakewalk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkeɪkwɔːk|  American pronunciation of the word cakewalk
Brit.  |ˈkeɪkwɔːk|  British pronunciation of the word cakewalk

noun

- a strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake
- an easy accomplishment

verb

- perform the cakewalk dance

Examples

She expected the election to be a cakewalk.

Reducing the state budget is not going to be a cakewalk.

The game was a cakewalk.

winning the tournament was a cakewalk for him

invading Iraq won't be a cakewalk

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