Pushover - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpʊʃoʊvər|  American pronunciation of the word pushover
Brit.  |ˈpʊʃəʊvə|  British pronunciation of the word pushover


- someone who is easily taken advantage of
- any undertaking that is easy to do (syn: breeze, cinch, picnic, snap, walkover)


They thought the first team they played would be a pushover.

The exam was a pushover.

Dad's a pushover. He'll let me do anything I want.

Eight years ago it was a pushover for me.

He is a pushover for blondes.

She will look after Harry, I'm quite sure - she's a pushover for babies.

He kept telling his players that the Swedes were no pushovers.

The England pushover try was also disallowed.

They scored another pushover try.

...he's a nerveless pushover who'll be eaten alive by his own staff...

They aren't the best team in the league, but they're no pushover, either.

Tony's a pushover for blondes.

Word forms

singular: pushover
plural: pushovers
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