Definition of switcheroo
: a surprising variation : reversal
Examples of switcheroo in a Sentence
They changed to a different system without telling anyone that they had pulled a switcheroo.
Recent Examples of switcheroo from the Web
But facilities workers only had 24 hours to do the switcheroo last week, since the Giants opened on Sunday afternoon against the Carolina Panthers and the Jets were scheduled for Monday Night Football against the Baltimore Ravens.
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Origin and Etymology of switcheroo
alteration of switch
First Known Use: 1933
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Definition of switcheroo for English Language Learners
: an unexpected or secret change
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