cakewalk

Primary Meanings of cakewalk

1.
nv
a strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake
perform the cakewalk dance
2.
n
an easy accomplishment
Full Definitions of cakewalk
1

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

Type of:
choreography, stage dancing
a show involving artistic dancing

v perform the cakewalk dance

Type of:
dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
2

n an easy accomplishment

“winning the tournament was a cakewalk for him”
“invading Iraq won't be a cakewalk
Type of:
accomplishment, achievement
the action of accomplishing something

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