Definition of pushover in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpo͝oSHˌōvər/


1A person who is easy to overcome or influence: Colonel Moore was benevolent but no pushover
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  • Most had fresh bruises, which he himself no doubt had inflicted, and looked to be even easier pushovers than before.
  • Her cute, pixie looks will fool many into believing Veronica is a pushover.
  • Bristol hadn't been defeated in their previous three away matches, so they were never going to be pushovers.
weakling, feeble opponent, straw man, prey
informal soft touch
1.1A thing that is very easily done: this is going to be a pushover
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  • Compared to sprawl, an expressway is a pushover.
  • For certain, this match against Scotland is not a pushover despite the fact that they have yet to win a match in the tournament.
easy task, walkover, laugher, five-finger exercise, gift;
child's play, Mickey Mouse ——
informal piece of cake, picnic, walk in the park, cinch, breeze, duck soup, snap

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Syllabification: push·o·ver

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