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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.]
informal jocular US wishes or preferences
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)]
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|Noun||1.||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"