Definitions for jujuˈdʒu dʒu
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a fetish or amulet used by some West African peoples.
the magical power attributed to such an object.
a ban or interdiction effected by it.
a style of Nigerian popular music using electric guitars, traditional drums, and call-and-response singing.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of juju:
the power associated with a juju
juju, voodoo, hoodoo, fetish, fetich(noun)
a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
A fetish or charm believed by West Africans to have magical or supernatural powers.
The magical or supernatural power of such a charm.
A superstitious belief in the karmic consequences of an action or behavior, usually negative in connotation.
That's some bad juju.
A type of music popular in Nigeria. (See Ju00F9ju00FA music)
Juju is the fourth studio album by English post-punk band Siouxsie and the Banshees. It was recorded at Surrey Sound studio with Nigel Gray as co-producer, and was released on 6 June 1981 by record label Polydor. Two singles were released from Juju: "Spellbound" and "Arabian Knights". The album was commercially successful in the UK. It was also acclaimed by critics upon its release, with praise given particularly to John McGeoch's unconventional guitar-playing and Siouxsie's vocal performances. It remains a critical favourite to this day, and is seen as a landmark album of post-punk.
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