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tsuris

[tsoo r-is, tsur-] /ˈtsʊər ɪs, ˈtsɜr-/
noun, Slang.
1.
trouble; woe.
Origin of tsuris
1970-1975
1970-75; < Yiddish tsures, tsores, plural of tsure, tsore < Hebrew ṣarā, plural ṣarōth troubles
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Slang definitions & phrases for tzuris

two-way street

noun phrase

A situation that cannot or should not be handled by only one person: After all, Sam, keeping a marriage happy is a two-way street (1951+)

tripper

noun

  1. An excursionist; a tourist: the tripper class (1813+)
  2. A person who takes psychedelic narcotics (1960s+ Narcotics)

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round-tripper

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