Definition of Tsuris

1. Noun. (Yiddish) aggravating trouble. "The frustrating tsuris he subjected himself to"

Generic synonyms: Difficulty, Trouble
Category relationships: Yiddish



Definition of Tsuris

1. Noun. (US colloquial) Problems or troubles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tsuris

1. a series of misfortunes [n TSURIS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tsuris

tsuna
tsunameter
tsunameters
tsunami
tsunamic
tsunamigenic
tsunamilike
tsunamis
tsunauchi
tsundere
tsuns
tsuridashi
tsuridono
tsuridonos
tsuriotoshi
tsuris (current term)
tsurises
tsutaezori
tsutsugamushi
tsutsugamushi disease
tsutsugamushi fever
tsutsugamushis
tsutsumu
tsutsumus
tsuyuharai
tszoris
tszuj
tszujed
tszujes
tszujing

Literary usage of Tsuris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Catalogue ... July 1, 1876-Dec. 31, 1910 by Lynds Eugene Jones, Richard Rogers Bowker, Augusta Isabella Appleton (1908)
"Iphigenie auf tsuris. 60 c. Ginn. Goldsmith, O. Deserted village. 25 c. C: E. .Merrill. Goldsmith, O. : Jenks, T. In the days of Goldsmith. **$! net. ..."

2. A Departure from the Script: A Novel by Rochelle Hollander Schwab (2002)
"All the tsuris over Jenny was aging him, I thought with a pang. I sat on the bed next to him. "I'm not trying to pick a fight, honey," I told him. ..."

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