landslide

Meaning(s)

1. overwhelming or total

Popularity

High

Professional

High

Social

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a landslide victory

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A landslide can refer to a collapse of rock or earth from a mountain or cliff. "Three people were badly injured in a landslide in the Dolomites today." A 'landslide' is also an overwhelming amount of votes for an individual or a party in an election. "The green party won in a landslide vote."

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  1. The election results are in. You won by a huge margin. It was a landslide victory!
  2. The amendment to the constitution was passed, in what is being called a landslide for its supporters.

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  1. We won the match 5-1 it was a landslide!
  2. A barrier was built to prevent landslides on the edge of the cliffs.

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