switcheroo

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noun switch·er·oo \ˌswi-chə-ˈrü\

Definition of switcheroo

plural

switcheroos

  1. :  a surprising variation :  reversal

Examples of switcheroo in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of switcheroo

alteration of switch


First Known Use: 1933


SWITCHEROO Defined for English Language Learners

switcheroo

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noun switch·er·oo \ˌswi-chə-ˈrü\

Definition of switcheroo for English Language Learners

  • : an unexpected or secret change

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