shoo-in


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shoo-in

 (sho͞o′ĭn′)
n. Informal
1. A sure winner.
2. One that has a sure chance of being chosen, as for a job or other position.
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shoo-in

n
1. a person or thing that is certain to win or succeed
2. a match or contest that is easy to win
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shoo′-in`



n.
a candidate, competitor, etc., regarded as certain to win.
[1945–50, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoo-in - an easy victoryshoo-in - an easy victory      
triumph, victory - a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
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shoo-in

noun
Informal. A competitor regarded as the most likely winner:
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Translations

shoo-in

[ˈʃuːɪn] N (US) it's a shoo-ines cosa de coser y cantar
he's a shoo-in for the presidencyes el favorito para hacerse con la presidencia, es el más firme candidato a la presidencia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

shoo-in

n (US inf) → todsicherer Tipp (inf)
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