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Thursday, October 06, 2011

Definitions for druthers

  1. One's own way, choice, or preference.

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Citations for druthers
"You mean if I had my druthers? Why, if I had my druthers I'd druther eat speckledly gravy," Dove assured him. Nelson Algren, A Walk on the Wild Side
"Like I say, I think George would go right on living in the house if he had his druthers," Judy Diment said. Stephen King, Everything's Eventual
Origin of druthers
1870-1875
Druthers comes from a jocular American English formation of the phrase "I'd ruther" meaning "I'd rather."