switcheroo


switch·er·oo

noun \ˌswi-chə-ˈrü\

: an unexpected or secret change

plural switch·er·oos

Full Definition of SWITCHEROO

:  a surprising variation :  reversal

Examples of SWITCHEROO

  1. They changed to a different system without telling anyone that they had pulled a switcheroo.

Origin of SWITCHEROO

alteration of switch
First Known Use: 1933

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