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tsuris

or tsour·is, tzur·is

[ tsoo r-is, tsur- ]
/ ˈtsʊər ɪs, ˈtsɜr- /
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noun Slang.

trouble; woe.

Nearby words

tsr, tss, tsta, tsugaru strait, tsunami, tsuris, tsushima, tsushima current, tsushima strait, tsutsugamushi disease, tsvangirai

Origin of tsuris

1970–75; < Yiddish tsures, tsores, plural of tsure, tsore < Hebrew ṣarā, plural ṣarōth troubles
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for tsuris

  • Does old-fashioned aggravation—emotional wear and tear, agita, tsuris, call it what you will—really take years off your life?

    Can Being With Your Family on Thanksgiving Actually Kill You?|Kent Sepkowitz|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST