Definition of Shoo-in

1. Noun. An easy victory.

Exact synonyms: Blowout, Laugher, Romp, Runaway, Walkaway
Generic synonyms: Triumph, Victory
Derivative terms: Romp



Definition of Shoo-in

1. Noun. (idiomatic US) A candidate or contestant generally agreed upon as the presumptive winner; somebody who is well-liked or widely agreed upon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoo-in

sholes
sholom
sholoms
shome mishtake shurely
shone
shoneen
shoneens
shonen
shonkier
shonkiest
shonkily
shonkiness
shonky
shoo
shoo-fly pie
shoo-in (current term)
shoo-ins
shoo away
shoo fly
shoo off
shoobie
shoobies
shood
shooed
shooflies
shoofly
shoofly pie
shoofti
shoogie
shoogied

Literary usage of Shoo-in

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1. Notes on Chinese Literature: With Introductory Remarks on the Progressive by Alexander Wylie (1901)
"The first book contains Chow Le'en-ke's ;fc fH S3 f£ Tae keih t'o6 shwd; next is the same author's JJ sf Tung shoo, in two books ; then the |ff{j Se ming, ..."

2. Clues to Comprehension, Grades 5-6 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Sharon Rosenberger, Sarita Chávez Silverman (2002)
"Use Text Clues • Ask a volunteer to read the first two sentences and explain what "from the horse's mouth" and "shoo-in" means, ("from the source" and "sure ..."

3. The Christian Examiner edited by Edward Everett Hale (1868)
"... was a certain Fuh-sang, or Scholar Fuh, who hid his tablets of the " Shoo " in a wall. After the rule of Han began, he went in search of his treasure ..."

4. Practical Elements of Elocution by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood, James Whitford Bashford (1903)
"The idolized form of my Maria was perched upon a chair, and she was flourishing an iron spoon in all directions, and shouting " shoo " in a general manner ..."

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