Definition of pushover in English:


Syllabification: push·o·ver
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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