What does voodoo mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. juju, voodoo, hoodoo, fetish, fetichnoun

    a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

  2. voodoonoun

    (Haiti) followers of a religion that involves witchcraft and animistic deities

  3. voodoo, vodoun, voodooism, hoodooismverb

    a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities

  4. voodooverb

    bewitch by or as if by a voodoo

Wiktionary

  1. voodoonoun

    A religion of the Ewe/Fon of West Africa, practiced chiefly in Benin.

    Etymology: From vodu, vodun via Vodou

  2. voodoonoun

    Any of a group of related religious practices found chiefly in and around the Caribbean, particularly in Haiti and Louisiana.

    Etymology: From vodu, vodun via Vodou

  3. voodoonoun

    Any sort of magical or irrational approach to a problem.

    I want a real explanation, not this statistical voodoo.

    Etymology: From vodu, vodun via Vodou

  4. voodooverb

    To enchant someone or something using voodoo

    He claimed his neighbor had voodooed him.

    Etymology: From vodu, vodun via Vodou

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voodoonoun

    see Voodooism

  2. Voodoonoun

    one who practices voodooism; a negro sorcerer

  3. Voodooadjective

    of or pertaining to voodooism, or a voodoo; as, voodoo incantations

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Voodoo

    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

  1. Voodoo

    name given to a system of magic and superstitious rites prevalent among certain negro races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voodoo in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voodoo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of voodoo in a Sentence

  1. Robert Habeck:

    The insistence on the 'black zero' (a balanced budget) is voodoo fiscal policy, we'll need massive investments in climate protection.

  2. Le Nechet:

    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.

  3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off:

    Economics Teacher In 1930, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, in an effort to alleviate the effects of the... Anyone Anyone... the Great Depression, passed the... Anyone Anyone The tariff bill The Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act Which, anyone Raised or lowered... raised tariffs, in an effort to collect more revenue for the federal government. Did it work Anyone Anyone know the effects It did not work, and the United States sank deeper into the Great Depression. Today we have a similar debate over this. Anyone know what this is Class Anyone Anyone Anyone seen this before The Laffer Curve. Anyone know what this says It says that at this point on the revenue curve, you will get exactly the same amount of revenue as at this point. This is very controversial. Does anyone know what Vice President Bush called this in 1980 Anyone Something-d-o-o economics. Voodoo economics.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Life is a children's book of the infantilism of childhood traumas, with three-dimensional pictures. The scenery of the script is all ready in advance. 2. Modernity lives without love. Cynicism, sociopathy of commercialism, where inflation leads to mental impotence of indifference in solitude, where infantilism is the basis of idealism. The brain becomes a call center of indifference. 3. Books are like a ticket to a movie, you don't know if it's a great movie or not, the title and annotation are like a movie trailer. If the book contains schematic specifics, then the film was a success. If not, then this is a subjective banality, a fog of ignorance and ignorance and advertising of your name. 4. Patriotic science leads to paranoid impasse, pareidolic theories and apophenia of hypotheses and anamorphosis of opinions. Apathetic depression of pseudoscientific problems, from what is impossible to prove. Clownery and hypocrisy of self-doubt, politicized science plunges into skepticism. 5. Philosophy and art are the taste of life, this is the cooking of symbolic subjectivism in search of pain from spiritual synesthesia of insight into logical concreteness. Mental destruction for the sake of creating more perfect thinking. Where the mental gourmets of the cognitive hyperrealism of clarity, aesthetic awareness gather. 6. Biology of the body as a code of greed of instincts, an algorithm of vices and marketing of fear. In the coffin, eternity is dreaming, the evolutionary maturation of consciousness where the teacher is only conscience, and guilt makes it possible to feel alive and insignificant, it awakens humanity. The truth is visible only to the ghostly spectator, but not to the actor of hypocrisy obsessed with self-deception. In life, only emptiness. You are not alive at all, you are dreaming about the eternity of reincarnation and the wheel of samsara. 7. The binary code of human behavior is based on the reciprocity algorithm: justice, guilt, conscience. 8. Sinners wake up in hell. 9. Manipulating a person with the help of his own self-interest is an artistic choreography of a voodoo puppet. The art of gesture movements of hypocritical egoism. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Socialization of instincts is the bionics of nature's pragmatism. Art Nouveau of the universe of thinking. 2. A woman in a relationship subconsciously continues to play with childish voodoo dolls of manipulation with the help of guilt. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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