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pushover

[ poosh-oh-ver ]
/ ˈpʊʃˌoʊ vər /
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noun
Informal. anything done easily.
Informal. an easily defeated person or team.
Informal. a person who is easily persuaded, influenced, or seduced.
Rocketry. a displacement in a horizontal direction of the trajectory of a missile or rocket.
Aeronautics. push-down.
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Origin of pushover

1905–10, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase push over
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British Dictionary definitions for pushover

pushover
/ (ˈpʊʃˌəʊvə) /

noun informal
something that is easily achieved or accomplished
a person, team, etc, that is easily taken advantage of or defeated
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