Zombie is defined as a dead person who is animated but in a trance and has no free will, or a person behaving in that manner.(noun)
An example of a zombie is a character in a fictional movie who chases after people with arms outstretched.
See zombie in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: of Afr orig., as in Congo zumbi, fetish
See zombie in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Caribbean French
Origin: and English Creole
Origin: , from Kimbundu -zumbi, ghost, departed spirit.
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