Definition of Piece of cake

1. Noun. Any undertaking that is easy to do. "Marketing this product will be no picnic"

Exact synonyms: Breeze, Child's Play, Cinch, Duck Soup, Picnic, Pushover, Snap, Walkover
Specialized synonyms: Doddle
Generic synonyms: Labor, Project, Task, Undertaking
Derivative terms: Breeze, Cinch, Walk Over

Definition of Piece of cake

1. Noun. (&lit piece cake) ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic) A job, task or other activity that is pleasant – or, by extension, easy or simple. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piece Of Cake

pie safes
pie server
pie shell
piebald eyelash
piebald skin
piece de resistance
piece goods
piece of cake (current term)
piece of cloth
piece of clothing
piece of eight
piece of furniture
piece of ground
piece of land
piece of leather
piece of material
piece of music
piece of one

Literary usage of Piece of cake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"... and laid the same piece of cake upon tbe top of his bureau for himself ; that tbe said Chetwynd, standing then with his back to the rest of tbe company, ..."

2. Childhood: The Text-book of the Age, for Parents, Pastors, and Teachers and by Wilbur Fisk Crafts (1875)
"Mother, I want a piece of cake. Mother. — I have n't got any ; it 's all gone. Child. — I know there 's some in the cupboard ; I saw it when you opened the ..."

3. An Uncensored Diary from the Central Empires by Ernesta Drinker Bullitt (1917)
"of sugar, and a piece of cake Mr. Morgan sent wrapped up in a newspaper. The newspaper hurt Billy's feelings, but I would have that sugar. July 7th. ..."

4. The Lady Nurse of Ward E by Amanda Akin Stearns (1909)
"appetite wavers, and many days I take my tea and a piece of cake for dessert. ... piece of cake ..."

5. The Speaker (1910)
"Bobby seized the plate, with the single piece of cake upon it, ... "Brother Phil, will you have a piece of cake?" "Don't care if I do," and Phil grabbed it. ..."

6. Celebrated Trials Connected with the Upper Classes of Society, in the by Peter Burke (1851)
"... took up the piece of cake, carried it to the middle window, and said to a maid, who stood there, Hannah, I have got a piece of cake ; and he said that ..."

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