beat (someone) hands down

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beat (someone) hands down

To defeat or best someone easily or decisively. We were really unprepared for our last game, so the other team beat us hands down. Popular opinion has been that the president beat his opponent hands down in last night's debate.
See also: beat, down, hand

win (something)/beat somebody ˌhands ˈdown

win (something)/beat somebody very easily: Holland won the match hands down. The score was five nil.
See also: beat, down, hand, somebody, win
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Kate bravely gives it a go at the American Comedy Awards in 2000 and at The Four Feathers premiere last year, but mummy dearest beats her hands down with mad make- up and, er, a bigger mouth.