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walkaway

[wawk-uh-wey]
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noun
  1. an easy victory or conquest.
  2. 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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Historical Examples

  • Whenever it comes day, we got all the best uh things—though I don't reckon we'll have a walkaway.

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    Bertrand W. Sinclair