follow Dictionary.com

Winning Words of the Scripps Spelling Bee

hands-down

[handz-doun] /ˈhændzˈdaʊn/
adjective
1.
easy:
a hands-down victory.
2.
certain:
a book destined to be a hands-down bestseller.
Origin of hands-down
1865-1870
1865-70
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for hands-down

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hands-down

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hands

9
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with hands-down

Nearby words for hands-down