Definition of tsuris in English:


Syllabification: tsu·ris
Pronunciation: /ˈtso͝oris, ˈtsər


North American informal
  • Trouble or woe; aggravation.
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    • When you have my tsuris [troubles], you'll talk differently.
    • All this tsuris so I can watch ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm.’
    • Everyone got the drive-by descriptions; when she made a phone call, everyone heard the tales of woe and tsuris.


early 20th century: from Hebrew.

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