juju

Definitions:

  • Anything supernatural or mysterious, and an object of religious fear or veneration; a charm; a fetish; also, an observance of mysterious significance like the taboo: used in relation to the religious ideas of the negroes of West Africa.
  • the magical power associated with a juju{2}.
  • An object superstitiously believed to embody magical powers; a fetish.
  • A <xref>marijuana</xref> <xref>cigarette</xref>; a <xref>joint</xref>.
  • A <xref>fetish</xref> or <xref>charm</xref> believed by West Africans to have <xref>magical</xref> or <xref>supernatural</xref> powers.
  • The magical or supernatural power of such a charm.
  • A superstitious belief in the <xref>karmic</xref> consequences of an action or behavior, usually negative in connotation.
  • A type of <xref>music</xref> popular in <xref>Nigeria</xref>. (See Jùjú music)
  • a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
  • the power associated with a juju
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