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Dictionary Definition

pushover

Noun

1 someone who is easily taken advantage of
2 any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic" [syn: cinch, breeze, picnic, snap, duck soup, child's play, walkover, piece of cake]

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English

Etymology

push + over

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. Someone who is easily swayed or influenced to change his/her mind or comply.
    I'm a pushover when it comes to buying new kitchen gadgets.

Translations

Someone who is easily swayed or influenced to change his/her mind or comply

Extensive Definition

The word pushover may refer to the following things:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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