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Pronunciation: (kāk'wôk"), [key]
n.
1. (formerly) a promenade or march, of black American origin, in which the couples with the most intricate or eccentric steps received cakes as prizes.
2. a dance with a strutting step based on this promenade.
3. music for this dance.
4. Informal.something easy, sure, or certain.

v.i.
to walk or dance in or as if in a cakewalk.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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