cahoots

/ (kəˈhuːts) /

pl n (sometimes singular) informal

US partnership; league (esp in the phrases go in cahoots with, go cahoot)
in cahoots in collusion

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Word Origin for cahoots

C19: of uncertain origin
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Idioms and Phrases with cahoots

cahoots

see under in league with.

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