The definition of cahoots means to be in a secret partnership.(noun)
The relationship that President Bush said was between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda is an example of being in cahoots.
See cahoots in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < ?
See cahoots in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Perhaps from French cahute, cabin
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , possibly blend of cabane; see cabin
Origin: , and hutte; see hut.
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