Translation of cakewalk in Spanish:

cakewalk

Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪkwɔːk/

n

  • 1 (easy task) [colloquial/familiar] to be a cakewalk ser* pan comido [familiar/colloquial], estar* chupado or , tirado (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], estar* botado (Andes) [familiar/colloquial], ser* un bollo (RPl) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • I don't think anybody knows how long it would take, and I don't think anybody should go on the impression that it's going to be easy or a cakewalk or whatever those phrases are that people use.
    • The fact that the guard was a thin man considerably shorter than Walker made the task seem like a cakewalk.
    • ‘To get established was not easy, it was not a cakewalk for me,’ she admits.
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    • I learned that the cakewalk, a highstepping dance, began on Southern plantations in the 1840s.
    • It arose in the slavery period as an accompaniment to plantation dances like the cakewalk.
    • Her dance revue, Le Jazz Hot, included vernacular forms like the shimmy, black bottom, shorty george and the cakewalk.
  • 2 (dance)baile de origen afro-americano, popular a finales de siglo XIX

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