shoo in

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

shoo in (plural shoo ins)

  1. Alternative form of shoo-in

Verb[edit]

shoo in

  1. (transitive) To cause (a competitor) to win a fixed race.
    • 1944, Damon Runyon, A Story Goes With It
      "Now," Herbie says, dropping his voice away down low, in case old Cap Duhaine may be around somewhere listening, "it is the third race, and the horse is a horse by the name of Never Despair. It is a boat race," Herbie says. "They are going to shoo in Never Despair. Everything else in the race is a cooler," he says.