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Definition of "cahoots" [cahoots]

  • Informal Questionable collaboration; secret partnership: an accountant in cahoots with organized crime. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cahoots" in a sentence
  • "Nikita9pm, LivingNikita's fight against the shady government division so secret it's known only as Division goes up a notch when they get in cahoots with a Russian war criminal."
  • "As if learning he's a werewolf wasn't threatening enough, the last episode of The Vampire Diaries 'revealed he's in cahoots with Katherine — everyone's vampire enemy."
  • "U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee threw out the banks as defendants last year, saying that allegations "that the banks and [R.A. North] were in cahoots with TRM" were "simply implausible.""