JUJU

juju, voodoo, hoodoo, fetish, fetich

(noun) a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

juju

(noun) the power associated with a juju

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Noun

juju (countable and uncountable, plural jujus)

A fetish or charm believed by West Africans to have magical or supernatural powers.

The magical or supernatural power of such a charm.

(informal) The (usually negative) karmic consequences of an action or behavior.

Etymology 2

Noun

juju (plural jujus)

(slang) A marijuana cigarette; a joint.

Etymology 3

Noun

juju (uncountable)

synonym of jùjú

Source: Wiktionary



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