- an easy victory or conquest.
- a patient or inmate who escapes from an institution by walking away when not being supervised or guarded.
Origin of walkaway
First recorded in 1885–90; noun use of verb phrase walk away
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Historical Examples of walkaway
Whenever it comes day, we got all the best uh things—though I don't reckon we'll have a walkaway.Raw Gold
Bertrand W. Sinclair