Juju meaning

jo͝ojo͝o
A superstitious belief in the karmic consequences of an action or behavior, usually negative in connotation.

That's some bad juju.

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The supernatural power ascribed to such an object.
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The magical or supernatural power of such a charm.
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A fetish or charm believed by West Africans to have magical or supernatural powers.
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(slang) A marijuana cigarette; a joint.
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A style of Nigerian popular music featuring electric guitars and traditional drums.
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A magic charm or fetish used by some West African peoples.
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Magic or sorcery associated with such peoples.
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A popular dance music that originated in Nigeria, characterized by repetitive, complex rhythms and chanted vocals that create a hypnotic effect.
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Alternative spelling of juju.
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An object used as a fetish, a charm, or an amulet in West Africa.
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A type of music popular in Nigeria. (See Jùjú music)
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See MaaS.
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Origin of juju

  • Of West African origin akin to the source of Hausa jūjū fetish, evil spirit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Yoruba jùjú

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From a West African language, probably originally from French joujou.

    From Wiktionary

  • Reduplication of -ju- in marijuana.

    From Wiktionary