Definition of cahoots in English:


Line breaks: ca|hoots
Pronunciation: /kəˈhuːts


(in phrase in cahoots) informal
Colluding or conspiring together secretly: the area is dominated by guerrillas in cahoots with drug traffickers
More example sentences
  • Together they connive in cahoots and scheme to create the world's worst musical, a guaranteed catastrophic dog of a show.
  • With their regular penchant for not only making political mischief, they now appear to be in cahoots together by dispatching letters which do not appear to make any rational sense.
  • The mystical and the managerial are secretly in cahoots.


early 19th century (originally US): of unknown origin.

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