Idioms Informal.

go cahoots, to share equally; become partners: They went cahoots in the establishment of the store.Also go in cahoot with, go in cahoots.
in cahoot/cahoots,
  1. in partnership; in league.
  2. in conspiracy: in cahoots with the enemy.

Nearby words

  1. cahan, abraham,
  2. cahier,
  3. cahill,
  4. cahokia,
  5. cahokia mounds,
  6. cahoots,
  7. cahors,
  8. cahow,
  9. cahuilla,
  10. cai

Origin of cahoot

1820–30, Americanism; perhaps < French cahute cabin, hut, equivalent to ca(bane) cabin + hutte hut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for cahoot


see cahoots.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper