walk over

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In the sense of gaining an easy victory, refers to a horse going over a racecourse at a walk when there is no other entry.

Verb[edit]

walk over (third-person singular simple present walks over, present participle walking over, simple past and past participle walked over)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: to walk over.
    walk over the bridge
  2. (idiomatic) To gain an easy victory.
  3. (idiomatic, transitive) To dominate, treat (someone) as inferior.