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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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The father's plan of bringing his lawyer and possibly involving the family gardener in a switcheroo takes a new twist when the father realizes he himself might just be in the middle of an extortion scheme by his greedy lawyer.
Unreported in the media coverage of the release is the fact that the militant neo-Luddites at the UNFCCC have pulled an incredible switcheroo in the timetable of their "historic" text.
We were about to order from main menu when she did what Woody Allen calls a switcheroo - she took away the old menus and brought us new dessert ones, advising that these were transitional ahead of the relaunch.
A SWITCHEROO candidate has been selected to fight the Ochil and South Perthshire constituency for the SNP in the general election.
However, during this visit, it has become clear that there has been a "Freaky Friday'' kind of switcheroo, a subtle and unsettling swap within the cast of the family.
It was the first time for him to enter free agency and the 30-year-old player was playing the switcheroo game daily, waking up one day wanting to team up with Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah and again deciding against it the next day.
Mardirian himself has been working at the store since he was 12 years old, when, as he put it, "the grand switcheroo happened," and the shop turned from a record store into a video store.
A day after Steve Stockman pulled the election switcheroo heard around the nation, the question is now this: Who knew of Stockman's plans, and when did they know it?
The script for the drama telling the story of the late Lebanese star Suzanne Tamim who was allegedly murdered at the hands of Egyptian businessman Hisham Talat Mustafa remains unchanged despite the starlet switcheroo.
A new energy comparison website enters the market this week, with the launch of Energy Switcheroo.
Cozmic features somewhat of a switcheroo show today.