druthers


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druth·ers

 (drŭth′ərz)
pl.n. Informal
A choice or preference: "Given their druthers, these hell-for-leather free marketeers might sell the post office" (George F. Will).

[Alteration of the phrase 'd rather, from would rather.]

druthers

(ˈdrʌðəz)
pl n
informal jocular US wishes or preferences

druth•ers

(ˈdrʌð ərz)

n. Informal.
one's own way, choice, or preference: If I had my druthers, I'd dance all night.
[1870–75; pl. of druther, (I, you, etc.) 'd rather (contraction of would rather)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.druthers - the right or chance to choose; "given my druthers, I'd eat cake"
alternative, option, choice - one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
wish - the particular preference that you have; "it was his last wish"; "they should respect the wishes of the people"
Translations

druthers

[ˈdrʌðəz] N (US) if I had my drutherssi por mí fuera
References in classic literature ?
There ain't any druthers ABOUT it, Huck Finn; nobody said anything about druthers.
Any way you druther have it, that is the way I druther have it.
The judge and the widow went to law to get the court to take me away from him and let one of them be my guardian; but it was a new judge that had just come, and he didn't know the old man; so he said courts mustn't interfere and separate families if they could help it; said he'd druther not take a child away from its father.
And if I had my druthers, I would not be in Nashville doing political stuff.
If I had my druthers, I'd say I'd rather not see another 40B come in.
If I had my druthers (wishes) - and it might come soon - I would go to the beach, have sex, eat, stare at the clouds, watch birds and trees, play guitar - and that would pretty much cover it.
If I had my druthers (wishes) - and it might come soon - I would go to the beach, have sex, eat, stare at the clouds, watch birds and trees, play guitar -and that would pretty much cover it" Veteran musician Iggy Pop "The truth is that theatres are often regarded nowadays as an indoor family picnic area where anything goes" Actor Michael Simkins on the no-longer tranquil auditoriums "You can probably see into our bedroom window.
If I had my druthers (wishes) - and it might come soon - I would go to the beach, have sex, eat, stare at the clouds, watch birds and trees, play guitar - and that would pretty much cover it" - Veteran musician Iggy Pop (pictured) "The truth is that theatres are often regarded nowadays as an indoor family picnic area where anything goes"- Actor Michael Simkins on the no-longer tranquil auditoriums.
If I had my druthers on how I would go, I would just walk away.
I know from experience that senior management in the Canadian Armed Forces left to their druthers will relegate this "disaster in the desert" to the annals of the ill-fated bungle in the jungle--their embarrassing stumble-step intervention into Zaire--something everyone would just as soon forget rather than learn from the experience.
If I had my druthers, the first thing I would have done on the evening of 11 February 2011, would be to restructure and regulate Egypt's media.
Our sister company, Group 1200, was based in Dallas, but I am happy in Dallas, and if I had my druthers, I would not move from Dallas.