switcheroo switch"er*oo n. a sudden and unexpected change or reversal of position, attitude, or action. [PJC]

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  • switcheroo — ☆ switcheroo [swich΄ə ro͞o′ ] n. [ SWITCH (n. 7) + EROO] Slang a sudden or unexpected shift or change, often a deliberately deceptive one …   English World dictionary

  • Switcheroo — A switcheroo is a sudden unexpected variation or reversalcite book| title = The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language| edition = Third Edition| last =| first =| coauthors = | year = 1992| publisher = Houghton Mifflin Company| id =… …   Wikipedia

  • switcheroo — n. (slang) (AE) variation to pull a switcheroo * * * [ swɪtʃəruː] (slang) (AE) [ variation ] to pull a switcheroo …   Combinatory dictionary

  • switcheroo — [“switJVru] n. a reversal; a switching around. □ He pulled a switcheroo on us and showed up at the other door, so we missed getting his autograph. □ She is a master at the old switcheroo …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • switcheroo — noun A tricky, sneaky, or clever swap or exchange. If you were expecting chocolate, biting into carob can seem like a nasty switcheroo …   Wiktionary

  • switcheroo — noun (plural oos) Etymology: alteration of switch Date: 1933 a surprising variation ; reversal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • switcheroo — /swich euh rooh , swich euh rooh /, n., pl. switcheroos. Slang. an unexpected or sudden change or reversal in attitude, character, position, action, etc. [1930 35; SWITCH + EROO] * * * …   Universalium

  • Switcheroo — change; turnabout …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • switcheroo — Australian Slang change; turnabout …   English dialects glossary

  • switcheroo — switch·er·oo || ‚swɪtʃə ruː n. (Slang) unexpected change in attitude, sudden switch in position or action …   English contemporary dictionary

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