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push·o·ver

 (po͝osh′ō′vər)
n.
1. One that is easily defeated or taken advantage of.
2. Something that is easily done or attained. See Synonyms at breeze1.

pushover

(ˈpʊʃˌəʊvə)
n
1. something that is easily achieved or accomplished
2. a person, team, etc, that is easily taken advantage of or defeated

push•o•ver

(ˈpʊʃˌoʊ vər)

n.
1. anything done easily.
2. an easily defeated person or team.
3. a person who is easily persuaded, influenced, or seduced.
[1905–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pushover - someone who is easily taken advantage of
stooge, yes-man, flunkey, flunky - a person of unquestioning obedience
2.pushover - 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"

pushover

noun
1. sucker (slang), mug (Brit. slang), stooge (slang), soft touch (slang), chump (informal), walkover (informal), easy game (informal), easy or soft mark (informal) He's a tough negotiator - you won't find him a pushover.
2. (Informal) piece of cake (Brit. informal), breeze (U.S. & Canad. informal), picnic (informal), child's play (informal), plain sailing, doddle (Brit. slang), walkover (informal), cinch (slang), no-brainer (informal), cakewalk (informal), duck soup (U.S. slang), piece of piss (taboo slang) You might think Hungarian is a pushover to learn, but it isn't.
piece of cake challenge, test, trial, undertaking, ordeal, hassle (informal)

pushover

noun
1. A person who is easily deceived or victimized:
Informal: sucker.
Chiefly British: mug.
2. An easily accomplished task:
Informal: breeze.
Slang: duck soup.
Translations
خَصْم يَسْهُل التَّغَلُّب عَلَيْهِ
snadný soupeř
let bytte
gyerekjátékkönnyû eset
nieka lietavājš pretinieks
slabý protivník
çok kolay işyemlik

pushover

[ˈpʊʃˌəʊvəʳ] N it's a pushoverestá tirado
he was a pushoverera fácil convencerlo or sonsacarlo
I'm a pushover when a woman asks meno resisto cuando me lo pide una mujer

pushover

[ˈpʊʃəʊvər] n
(= easy task) it's a pushover → c'est fastoche
The exam was a pushover → L'examen était fastoche.
(= malleable person) → chiffe f molle
He was a pushover → C'était une chiffe molle.push-up [ˈpʊʃʌp] n (mainly US)pompe f
to do push-ups → faire des pompes

pushover

[ˈpʊʃˌəʊvəʳ] n (fam) it's a pushoverè un gioco da ragazzi
she's a pushover → si lascia convincere facilmente

push

(puʃ) verb
1. to press against something, in order to (try to) move it further away. He pushed the door open; She pushed him away; He pushed against the door with his shoulder; The queue can't move any faster, so stop pushing!; I had a good view of the race till someone pushed in front of me.
2. to try to make (someone) do something; to urge on, especially foolishly. She pushed him into applying for the job.
3. to sell (drugs) illegally.
noun
1. a movement of pressure against something; a thrust. She gave him a push.
2. energy and determination. He has enough push to do well in his job.
ˈpush-bike noun
a bicycle that does not have a motor.
ˈpush-chair noun
,
1. (American stroller) a small wheeled chair for a child, pushed by its mother etc.
2. (also kick-sled) a push-chair on runners (used on snowy ground).
ˈpushover noun
a person or team etc who can be easily persuaded or influenced or defeated. He will not give in to pressure – he is not a pushover; We won the game so easily – it was a real pushover.
be pushed for
to be short of; not to have enough of. I'm a bit pushed for time.
push around
to treat roughly. He pushes his younger brother around.
push off
to go away. I wish you'd push off!
push on
to go on; to continue. Push on with your work.
push over
to cause to fall; to knock down. He pushed me over.
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