[ kuh-hoot ]
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Idioms about cahoot

  1. go cahoots, to share equally; become partners: They went cahoots in the establishment of the store.: Also go in cahoot with, go in cahoots .

  2. in cahoot / cahoots,

    • in partnership; in league.

    • in conspiracy: in cahoots with the enemy.

Origin of cahoot

1820–30, Americanism; perhaps <French cahute cabin, hut, equivalent to ca(bane) cabin + huttehut

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