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cakewalk

cake·walk

cakewalk

 
pronunciation:
keIk wawk
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a high-strutting, marchlike dance done in competition for the prize of a cake, awarded to the most intricate or unusual performance.
definition 2: a strutting dance based on this activity.
definition 3: something considered to be easy to accomplish or win.
similar words:
breeze, runaway
definition 4: an amusement at a carnival or fair, wherein people march to music and compete for the prize of cake.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: cakewalked, cakewalking, cakewalks
definition: to dance a cakewalk.