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druthers

[ druhth-erz ]

noun

, Informal.
  1. one's own way, choice, or preference:

    If I had my druthers, I'd dance all night.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of druthers1

1870–75; plural of druther, ( I, you, etc.) 'd rather (contraction of would rather )

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Idioms and Phrases

see have one's druthers .

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Example Sentences

Given his druthers he lives on a diet of wine, bread, fish, and olive oil.

Well, except when using the word "druthers," stumbling over some saying from his grandmother, or talking about Muslims.

An' she don' want to ma'hy him, if dey give her her druthers about hit.

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