Translation of cakewalk in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈkeɪkˌwɔk/ /ˈkeɪkwɔːk/


  • 1informal

    (easy task)
    to be a cakewalk ser pan comido informal
    • I don't think anybody knows how long it would take, and I don't think anybody should go on the impression that it's going to be easy or a cakewalk or whatever those phrases are that people use.
    • The fact that the guard was a thin man considerably shorter than Walker made the task seem like a cakewalk.
    • ‘To get established was not easy, it was not a cakewalk for me,’ she admits.
    • It annoys us a bit that some people assumed that after beating Cork this would be a bit of a cakewalk for us, that we'd go up there and beat them well.
    • I don't think it's going to be a cakewalk for us to stay there.
    • But that does not mean that Roberts’ trip to the high bench will be a cakewalk, nor should it be.
    • It was not exactly a cakewalk for the actresses either: ‘There is a lot of Urdu used in the film and we had to work on our diction as well as dance for the songs.’
    • It's the psychological condition that allowed them and their followers to convince themselves that invading and occupying a large but dysfunctional country would be a cakewalk.
    • But fortunately, for even the most dunderheaded of theatre-goers - your reviewer included - acting in this play should prove a cakewalk.
    • And so has this story, this investigation, this scandal, changed the election from what was a cakewalk into now possibly a defeat for the prime minister?
    • Today the soon-to-be Senate majority leader suggested things won't necessarily be a cakewalk for his own party in the new Senate.
    • ‘I knew from day one of joining the four-month course that passing the exam would be a cakewalk,’ he says, with a twinkle in his eyes.
    • Pardon the mixed metaphor, but as those of us who rode the roller coaster from start to finish know, this isn't, alas, a team that's mastered the art of the cakewalk.
    • For his city-dwelling clients, the climb isn't such a cakewalk.
    • As tough as it may be to get hired in political science, it's a cakewalk compared to getting a position in, say, English departments.
    • My Spanish exam was a cakewalk, I finished in about 20 minutes.
    • From here on, international tournaments will not be American All-Star cakewalks.
    • Although I suspect the match will be a cakewalk, we are going to take it very seriously.
    • Let's just get this part over with, then the rest will be a cakewalk.
    • The First Amendment, we should recall, would be a cakewalk if people expressed themselves within prescribed boundaries of acceptable speech.
    • I learned that the cakewalk, a highstepping dance, began on Southern plantations in the 1840s.
    • It arose in the slavery period as an accompaniment to plantation dances like the cakewalk.
    • Linked to West African dance forms, the joyous strutting of the cakewalks implied that the plantation was a sunny home with happy slaves; beneath that facade, however, the dance actually mocked the slave owners.
    • As a cultural form, the cakewalk originated on the antebellum plantation as a key vehicle of black resistance against enslavement.
  • 2

    baile de origen afro-americano, popular a finales de siglo XIX (dance)