Associations to the word «Zombie»
ZOMBIE, noun. A snake god or fetish in religions of West Africa and elsewhere.
ZOMBIE, noun. (voodoo) (superstition) A person, usually undead, animated by unnatural forces (such as magic), with no soul or will of his/her own.
ZOMBIE, noun. (fiction) A deceased person who becomes reanimate to attack the living.
ZOMBIE, noun. (figuratively) An apathetic person.
ZOMBIE, noun. (figuratively) A human being in a state of extreme mental exhaustion.
ZOMBIE, noun. An information worker who has signed a nondisclosure agreement.
ZOMBIE, noun. (computing) A process or task which has terminated but was not removed from the list of processes, typically because it has child processes that have not yet terminated.
ZOMBIE, noun. (computing) A computer affected by malware which causes it to do whatever the attacker wants it to do without the user's knowledge.
ZOMBIE, noun. A cocktail of rum and fruit juices.
ZOMBIE, noun. (Canada) (historical) (derogatory) A conscripted member of the Canadian military during World War II who was assigned to home defence rather than to combat in Europe.
ZOMBIE, noun. (philosophy) A hypothetical person who lacks self awareness.
ZOMBIE BANK, noun. (finance) (banking) A bank that is insolvent but is propped up by government intervention
ZOMBIE BANKS, noun. Plural of zombie bank
ZOMBIE FUNGI, noun. Plural of zombie fungus
ZOMBIE FUNGUS, noun. Any parasitic fungus that alters the behavioral patterns of an insect.
ZOMBIE JESUS, proper noun. (humorous) (sometimes offensive) Jesus Christ, in context of having been resurrected.
ZOMBIE OUT, verb. (informal) become like a zombie in being listless, vacant, and unresponsive.
ZOMBIE PROCESS, noun. (computing) A child process that has terminated but is still listed in the process table, having not yet been reaped by its parent process.
ZOMBIE PROCESSES, noun. Plural of zombie process
ZOMBIE STRIP, noun. A newspaper or magazine strip cartoon that is continued by others following the death or retirement of its originator.
ZOMBIE WALK, noun. A recreational public gathering of people dressed in zombie costumes who walk around an urban area.
ZOMBIE, noun. A dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force.
ZOMBIE, noun. (voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body.
ZOMBIE, noun. A god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies.
ZOMBIE, noun. Someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way; "only an automaton wouldn't have noticed".
ZOMBIE, noun. Several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur.
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