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go cahoots, to share equally; become partners:
They went cahoots in the establishment of the store.
Also, go in cahoot with, go in cahoots.
in cahoot / cahoots,

in partnership; in league.
in conspiracy:
in cahoots with the enemy.

Contemporary Examples

If Gun Violence Is A Disease, These People Might Just Be The Cure Moral Courage March 31, 2014
Britain’s Idiotic “Opt-In” Porn Ban Brendan O’Neill November 22, 2013
Horoscopes: May 8-14 Starsky + Cox May 6, 2011
India’s Muckraker-in-Chief Nisid Hajari January 28, 2011
Ai Weiwei, Tax Evasion Appeal Rejected, But I ‘Morally’ Won the Case Dan Levin July 19, 2012

Historical Examples

The Gray Phantom’s Return Herman Landon
Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
The Man Who Fell Through the Earth Carolyn Wells
The heart of happy hollow Paul Laurence Dunbar
Lightnin’ Frank Bacon

plural noun (sometimes sing) (informal)
(US) partnership; league (esp in the phrases go in cahoots with, go cahoot)
in cahoots, in collusion
see under in league with


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