hoodoo definition

  • noun:
    • Magic recovery and control, especially in African-based folk medication in the usa together with Caribbean. Also called conjure.
    • A practitioner of hoodoo.
    • Voodoo.
    • Bad luck.
    • the one that brings misfortune.
    • Geology A column of eccentrically formed rock, created by differential weathering.
    • African standard folk magic.
    • A tall slim spire of stone that protrudes from bottom of arid basins and badlands.
    • One thing or some one thought to bring bad luck.
    • one that causes misfortune.
    • just like voodoo.
    • Bad luck.
    • a normal stone stack or pinnacle of fantastic form.
    • Same as voodoo.
    • [from verb.] A bewitchment; an occult reason behind misfortune; thus, one expected to deliver misfortune: opposed to mascot.
    • A name offered into the northwestern united states of america to specific grotesque articles, these products of volcanic action and erosion, left standing on the mountains of mountains and in deep gulches.
    • (geology) a column of weathered and abnormally shaped stone
    • a charm superstitiously thought to embody magical abilities
    • a practitioner of voodoo
    • one thing thought to deliver misfortune
  • verb-transitive:
    • to apply hoodoo on; affect with a charm or curse.
    • to carry bad luck to.
    • to-be a hoodoo to; to bring bad luck to by occult influence; to bewitch.
  • verb:
    • To bring misfortune or misfortune, to jinx.
    • bring misfortune; be a source of misfortune
  • others:
    • identical to voodoo.
    • to carry or cause misfortune to, as an individual or an enterprise.

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