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Definition of "hands-down" []

  • Achieved without great effort (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "hands-down" in a sentence
  • "Western Michigan never displayed the hands-down ferocity on defense that it takes to fulfill Hawkins 'philosophy."
  • "One of the best bowls of ramen in the area is hands-down at Bones, an Asian-influenced fusion restaurant owned by the brilliant chef and restaurateur Frank Bonanno, who's decidedly not Japanese."
  • "Dealers said one of the hands-down masterpieces in Christie's sale was Maurice de Vlaminck's 1905 "Suburban Landscape," a textbook example of brightly colored Fauvism that was being sold by hedge-fund manager Steven Cohen."