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English definition of “sure thing”

sure thing

mainly US informal
used to show agreement: "Could you give me a lift home tonight?" "Sure thing!"Yes, no and notWords and phrases expressing agreement and acceptance
(Definition of sure thing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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