tsuris

tsuris

[tsoor-is, tsur-]
noun Slang.
trouble; woe.
Also, tsouris, tsuris.


Origin:
1970–75; < Yiddish tsures, tsores, plural of tsure, tsore < Hebrew ṣarā, plural ṣarōth troubles

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tsuris

noun
(Yiddish) aggravating trouble; "the frustrating tsuris he subjected himself to" 
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