Associations to the word «Voodoo»


VOODOO, noun. A religion of the Ewe/Fon of West Africa, practiced chiefly in Benin.
VOODOO, noun. Any of a group of related religious practices found chiefly in and around the Caribbean, particularly in Haiti and Louisiana.
VOODOO, noun. (pejorative) Any sort of magical or irrational approach to a problem.
VOODOO, noun. (dated) One who practices voodoo; a native sorcerer.
VOODOO, verb. To bewitch someone or something using voodoo
VOODOO DEATH, noun. Sudden death brought about by a strong emotional shock such as fear.
VOODOO DOLL, noun. A poppet; a doll made to resemble a person in order to cast spells on them or to harm them by harming the doll.
VOODOO DOLLS, noun. Plural of voodoo doll
VOODOO ECONOMICS, noun. (slang) supply-side economics

Dictionary definition

VOODOO, noun. A charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers.
VOODOO, noun. (Haiti) followers of a religion that involves witchcraft and animistic deities.
VOODOO, noun. A religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities.
VOODOO, verb. Bewitch by or as if by a voodoo.

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