noun Etymology: perhaps from French cahute cabin, hut Date: 1829 partnership, leagueusually used in plural <
they're in cahoots

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  • Cahoot — Ca*hoot , n. [Perhaps fr. f. cohorte a company or band.] Partnership; league; as, to go in cahoot (or in cahoots) with a person. Usually used in the plural, and in modern usage often used to imply that the joint effort is unethical, shady,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cahoot — see CAHOOTS (Cf. cahoots) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cahoot — For other meanings, see Cahoots. Infobox Company company name = cahoot company company type = Division of Abbey National plc company slogan = Who would you rather be in cahoots with? foundation = 2000 location = Coventry, England, UK key people …   Wikipedia

  • cahoot — /keuh hooht /, n. Informal. 1. go cahoots, to share equally; become partners: They went cahoots in the establishment of the store. Also, go in cahoot with, go in cahoots. 2. in cahoot or cahoots, a. in partnership; in league. b. in conspiracy: in …   Universalium

  • cahoot — verb To act in partnership …   Wiktionary

  • cahoot — ca·hoot || kÉ™ huːt n. in partnership, working together with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cahoot — ca·hoot …   English syllables

  • cahoot — ca•hoot [[t]kəˈhut[/t]] n. in cahoots Etymology: 1820–30, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • cahoot — noun collusion in cahoots with • Hypernyms: ↑connivance, ↑collusion …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth — are two plays by Tom Stoppard, written to be performed together. This was not the first time that Stoppard had made use of Shakespearian texts in his own plays or even the first time he had used Hamlet although the context is far different from… …   Wikipedia

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