back walkover

back walkover

noun Gymnastics.
See under walkover ( def 4 ). Unabridged


Racing. a walking or trotting over the course by a contestant who is the only starter.
an unopposed or easy victory.
any task easily done.
Gymnastics. a vertical rotation of the body from a standing position, performed by leaning forward to a brief handstand and bringing the legs over and back down to the floor one at a time (front walkover) or by arching backward to a similar handstand and returning the feet to the floor (back walkover)

1830–40; noun use of verb phrase walk over Unabridged
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walkover (ˈwɔːkˌəʊvə)
1.  informal an easy or unopposed victory
2.  horse racing
 a.  the running or walking over the course by the only contestant entered in a race at the time of starting
 b.  a race won in this way
3.  (also adverb) to win a race by a walkover
4.  informal to beat (an opponent) conclusively or easily
5.  informal to take advantage of (someone)

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