duck soup


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duck soup

n. Slang
An easily accomplished task or assignment.

duck soup

n
slang US something that is easy to do

duck′ soup′


n.
Slang. something easy to do.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duck soup - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
doddle - an easy task
project, task, undertaking, labor - any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"

duck soup

noun
Slang. An easily accomplished task:
Informal: breeze.
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