Definition of Druthers

1. Noun. The right or chance to choose. "Given my druthers, I'd eat cake"

Exact synonyms: Preference
Generic synonyms: Alternative, Choice, Option
Specialized synonyms: Wish



Definition of Druthers

1. Noun. (US informal often jocular) Wishes, preferences, or ways. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Druthers

1. one's preference [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Druthers

drupelike
drupels
drupes
druplet
druplets
druse
drused
drusen
drusen of the macula
drusen of the optic nerve head
druses
drusier
drusiest
drusy
druther
druthers (current term)
druv
druxier
druxiest
druxy
druzhina
druzhinas
druzy
dry
dry-bulb thermometer
dry-clean
dry-cleaned
dry-cleaner
dry-cleaners
dry-cleaning

Literary usage of Druthers

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1. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1896)
"To have one's druthers " = to have what one "had rather" have. " Bern's I caint have my druthers au' set still, I cal'late I'd better ..."

2. Island Song Lyrics Volume 5by Larry W. Jones by Larry W. Jones (2004)
"If I had my druthers I'd druther be with my brothers On the island where tradewinds call And I'd druther be dreamin' Maybe even schemin' Bout ..."

3. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Virgil, Charles Anthon, C. Knipe, New York (State). Banking Dept, Emerson Willard Keyes, Mark Twain, Claire Giannini Hoffman (1899)
"He—" " There ain't any druthers about it, ... nobody said anything about druthers. And as for—" He forgot he was talking, and went tramping along, studying. ..."

4. Gotcha by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1992)
"... basis for man's journey through this veil of expression. Be most careful as to your “druthers” for “druthers” don't count. Hatonn to stand-by, please. ..."

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