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piece of cake

One slice of cake.


  • Attested since 1936, originally in American English. Possibly from cakewalk, or the notion of facility that derives from many cakes having agreeable tastes, and hence being ‘easy’ to consume.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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Piece Of CakeA thing that is easier and is pleasant
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