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switcheroo

[swich-uh-roo, swich-uh-roo] /ˌswɪtʃ əˈru, ˈswɪtʃ əˌru/
noun, plural switcheroos. Slang.
1.
an unexpected or sudden change or reversal in attitude, character, position, action, etc.
Origin of switcheroo
1930-1935
1930-35; switch + -eroo
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switcheroo

/ˌswɪtʃəˈruː/
noun
1.
(US, slang) a surprising or unexpected change or variation
Word Origin
C20: from switch
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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switcheroo

noun

A switch or shift; a reversal: For people in search of titillating diversion from their daily lives, switcheroos may seem exciting/ We'll pull a switcheroo. We'll use olives instead of cherries (1933+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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