cahoots


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ca·hoots

 (kə-ho͞ots′)
pl.n. Informal
Questionable collaboration; secret partnership: an accountant in cahoots with organized crime.

[Perhaps from French cahute, cabin, from Old French, possibly blend of cabane; see cabin, and hutte; see hut.]

cahoots

(kəˈhuːts)
pl n (sometimes singular)
1. US partnership; league (esp in the phrases go in cahoots with, go cahoot)
2. in cahoots in collusion
[C19: of uncertain origin]
Translations

cahoots

[kəˈhuːts] NPL to be in cahoots with sbestar conchabado con algn

cahoots

[kəˈhuːts] n
to be in cahoots with → être de mèche avec

cahoots

n (inf) to be in cahoots with somebodymit jdm unter einer Decke stecken

cahoots

[kəˈhuːts] npl (fam) to be in cahoots (with sb)essere in combutta (con qn)
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