n American idiom since sometime in the early to mid 1900’s Meaning of Idiom ‘Cakewalk’ When something is referred to as a¬†cakewalk, it is something that is easy. Often refers to an easy victory. Cakewalk is a synonym for¬†piece of cake. Usage “Wow, that game was a cakewalk, we really beat the pants off ’em.” … Read more