Etymology
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druthers (n.)

1895, a jocular formation based on I'd ruther, American English dialectal form of I'd rather (used by Bret Harte as drathers, 1875).

updated on October 12, 2018

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Definitions of druthers from WordNet

druthers (n.)
the right or chance to choose;
given my druthers, I'd eat cake
Synonyms: preference
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