walkaway

[ wawk-uh-wey ]
/ ˈwɔk əˌweɪ /

noun

an easy victory or conquest.
a patient or inmate who escapes from an institution by walking away when not being supervised or guarded.

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Origin of walkaway

First recorded in 1885–90; noun use of verb phrase walk away
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British Dictionary definitions for walkaway

walk away

verb (intr, adverb)

to leave, esp callously and disregarding someone else's distress
walk away with to achieve or win easily
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