Definitions for voodooismˈvu duˌɪz əm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
voo•doo•ismˈvu duˌɪz əm(n.)
voodoo religious rites and practices.
the practice of sorcery.
Origin of voodooism:
voodoo, vodoun, voodooism, hoodooism(noun)
a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities
A religious cult, from Haiti, involving witchcraft and sorcery.
Any voodoo practice.
a degraded form of superstition and sorcery, said to include human sacrifices and cannibalism in some of its rites. It is prevalent among the negroes of Hayti, and to some extent in the United States, and is regarded as a relic of African barbarism