Druthers



[druhth -erz] /ˈdrʌð ərz/

noun, Informal.
1.
one’s own way, choice, or preference:
If I had my druthers, I’d dance all night.
n.

1895, from jocular formation based on I’d ruther, American English dialectal form of I’d rather (used by Bret Harte as drathers, 1875).

noun

Wishes; desires; preferred alternatives: We know your druthers, The Marketplace

Related Terms

have one’s druthers

[1895+; fr a dialect pronunciation of rather or had rather; used by Bret Harte in the form drathers in 1875]
see: have one’s druthers

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