presto chango

[ cheyn-joh ]
/ ˈtʃeɪn dʒoʊ /

verb (used without object)

change at once (usually used imperatively, as in a magician's command).


a change occurring suddenly and as if by magic: There is always an element of presto chango in international relations.


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Origin of presto chango

rhyming alteration of change Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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