What does Voodoo mean?
Definitions for Voodoo
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juju, voodoo, hoodoo, fetish, fetichnoun
a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
(Haiti) followers of a religion that involves witchcraft and animistic deities
voodoo, vodoun, voodooism, hoodooismverb
a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities
bewitch by or as if by a voodoo
A religion of the Ewe/Fon of West Africa, practiced chiefly in Benin.
Any of a group of related religious practices found chiefly in and around the Caribbean, particularly in Haiti and Louisiana.
Any sort of magical or irrational approach to a problem.
I want a real explanation, not this statistical voodoo.
To enchant someone or something using voodoo
He claimed his neighbor had voodooed him.
Etymology: From vodu, vodun via Vodou
one who practices voodooism; a negro sorcerer
of or pertaining to voodooism, or a voodoo; as, voodoo incantations
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Voudou, vōō-dōō, n. the name given in the southern United States to any practiser of witchcraft, or of any charm, incantation, &c., especially when tinctured with African rites or superstitions: the supreme evil spirit of the voodoos.—adj. pertaining to the rites or practices of the voodoo.—v.t. to affect by voodoo charms.—n. Voodoo′ism, voodoo superstitions. [Creole Fr. vaudoux, a negro sorcerer, prob. a form of Fr. Vaudois, a Waldensian—a heretic being capable of any kind of wickedness.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
name given to a system of magic and superstitious rites prevalent among certain negro races.
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The numerical value of Voodoo in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Voodoo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Voodoo in a Sentence
Voodoo heals the mind, soul and body. The soul is what we are, which controls everything, all our actions and mind.
You have a supercomputer pointed at your brain, it's a race between Facebook's voodoo doll, where you flick your finger and they predict what to show you next, and Google's voodoo doll.
Voodoo is the soul of the Haitian people and nothing can be done without that cultural basis. It is a way of life. Voodoo has always been on the frontline. It can provide treatment to people who are both physically and mentally ill.
The decoration is magnificent at this New Orleans-inspired spot, voodoo, sorcery, the menu printed on tarot cards... This cocktail bar really stands out because of this cool, unique décor.
We tried to work within the system, we were trying to take the voodoo out of voodoo science.
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- vodú, vudúCatalan, Valencian
- VodouHaitian Creole
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