[ surk ]
/ sɜrk /

noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for circs

  • Didn't care to go and see her—you know, under the circs—afraid of the old woman, who I didn't know was dead.

    Edward Barry|Louis Becke
  • Under the Circs, if you'd told him I was riding it might have been forty bob!

    Kipps|H. G. Wells
  • Don't think a chap's got any right to marry a girl under present circs.

    A Student in Arms|Donald Hankey
  • Can't blame him, if you come to think of it, for getting the wind up a bit in the circs.

    The Adventures of Sally|P. G. Wodehouse

British Dictionary definitions for circs


/ (sɜːks) /

pl n

British informal circumstancesSee circumstance (def. 1)
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