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n. pl. switch·er·oos Slang
An unexpected variation or reversal.

[Alteration of switch.]


slang US a surprising or unexpected change or variation
[C20: from switch]


(ˌswɪtʃ əˈru)

n. Slang.
a sudden change or reversal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.switcheroo - a sudden unexpected switch
switching, shift, switch - the act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"


n (esp US inf) → Kehrtwendung f; to pull a switcherooeine Kehrtwendung machen
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