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PUSHOVER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pushover mean? 

PUSHOVER (noun)
  The noun PUSHOVER has 2 senses:

1. someone who is easily taken advantage of
2. any undertaking that is easy to do

  Familiarity information: PUSHOVER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUSHOVER (noun)


Sense 1pushover [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who is easily taken advantage of

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("pushover" is a kind of...):

flunkey; flunky; stooge; yes-man (a person of unquestioning obedience)


Sense 2pushover [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any undertaking that is easy to do

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

piece of cake; child's play; cinch; duck soup; walkover; pushover; breeze; picnic; snap

Context example:

marketing this product will be no picnic

Hypernyms ("pushover" is a kind of...):

labor; project; task; undertaking (any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pushover"):

doddle (an easy task)


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