Meaning of cakewalk
Pronunciation: (kāk'wôk"), [key]
- (formerly) a promenade or march, of black American origin, in which the couples with the most intricate or eccentric steps received cakes as prizes.
- a dance with a strutting step based on this promenade.
- music for this dance.
- something easy, sure, or certain.
- to walk or dance in or as if in a cakewalk.
- cakewalk (Thesaurus)