Meaning of “shoo-in” in the English Dictionary

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"shoo-in" in British English

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shoo-innoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈʃuː.ɪn/ us /ˈʃuː.ɪn/

someone who is certain to win an election or a competition:

He's a shoo-in for the White House.
Arsenal's a shoo-in to win the title this season.

(Definition of “shoo-in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shoo-in" in American English

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shoo-innoun [ C ]

us /ˈʃuˌɪn/ infml

something that is certain to happen, or someone who is certain to win a competition:

If that election were held today, Kitzhaber would be a shoo-in.

(Definition of “shoo-in” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)