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The meaning of "easy peasy"

" Easy-peasy "
Something that is extremely easy. Often used by children. Sometimes used by adults to demote an achievement that was accomplished with little apparent effort.
Jenny must have loosened the jar lid. She couldn't get it off but when she gave it to me it just screwed right off. Easy-peasy.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, mid-20th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but most common in Britain.
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