Definitions for MOJOˈmoʊ dʒoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mo•jo*ˈmoʊ dʒoʊ(n.)(pl.)

  1. the art or practice of casting magic or voodoo spells.

  2. an amulet or charm believed to carry such a spell.

* -jos, -joes..

Origin of mojo:

1925–30, Amer.; cf. Gullah moco witchcraft, magic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mojo(noun)

    a magic power or magic spell

Wiktionary

  1. mojo(Noun)

    A magic charm or spell.

  2. mojo(Noun)

    Supernatural power or luck.

  3. mojo(Noun)

    Personal magnetism; charm.

  4. mojo(Noun)

    Sex appeal; sex drive.

  5. mojo(Noun)

    Illegal drugs.

  6. mojo(Noun)

    A telecopier; a fax machine.

  7. Origin: Probably of Creole origin, cognate with Gullah moco, Fula moco'o

Freebase

  1. Mojo

    Mojo, in the African-American folk belief called hoodoo, is an amulet consisting of a flannel bag containing one or more magical items. It is a "prayer in a bag," or a spell that can be carried with or on the host's body. Alternative American names for the mojo bag include hand, mojo hand, conjure hand, lucky hand, conjure bag, trick bag, root bag, toby, jomo, and gris-gris bag.

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