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Definitions and Synonyms of cakewalk | Another word for cakewalk | What is cakewalk?

Definition 1: a strutting dance based on a march; was performed in minstrel shows; originated as a competition among Black dancers to win a cake - [noun denoting act]

(cakewalk is a kind of ...) a show involving artistic dancing

Definition 2: an easy accomplishment - [noun denoting act]

Samples where cakewalk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • winning the tournament was a cakewalk for him
  • invading Iraq won't be a cakewalk

(cakewalk is a kind of ...) the action of accomplishing something

(cakewalk is used in the usage domain ...) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

Definition 3: perform the cakewalk dance - [verb of motion]

(cakewalk is a kind of ...) move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

"My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

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