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Pronunciation: \'p{udot}sh-,[macron over o]-v[schwa]r\


1 : an opponent that is easy to defeat <They thought our team would be a pushover.>

2 : someone who is easy to persuade or influence <He asked his grandmother for a loan knowing she was a pushover.>

3 : something easily done

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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