Definition of shoo-in noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃuː ɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃuː ɪn//
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shoo-in (for something) | shoo-in (to do something) (North American English, informal) a person or team that will win easily He’s a shoo-in for the nomination. Word Origin1930s: from the earlier use of the term denoting the winner of a rigged horse race.
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