- one's own way, choice, or preference: If I had my druthers, I'd dance all night.
Origin of druthers
Related Words for druthersdesire, capability, penchant, aptitude, predisposition, leaning, disposition, propensity, bias, prejudice, preference, impulse, temperament, predilection, appetite, affection, proclivity, right, choice, benefit
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Contemporary Examples of druthers
Given his druthers he lives on a diet of wine, bread, fish, and olive oil.Diet Like Jesus: What the Bible Says About How to Eat
October 15, 2013
Well, except when using the word "druthers," stumbling over some saying from his grandmother, or talking about Muslims.At Last, Some GOP Contenders
June 14, 2011
Historical Examples of druthers
An' she don' want to ma'hy him, if dey give her her druthers about hit.Danny's Own Story
1895, from jocular formation based on I'd ruther, American English dialectal form of I'd rather (used by Bret Harte as drathers, 1875).
see have one's druthers.