Mojo meaning

mō'jō'
An ability or quality that causes one to excel or have good luck.
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(slang) Sex appeal; sex drive.
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(slang) Personal magnetism; charm.
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Mojo is defined as good luck, charm or skill that seems to come from something magical or supernatural.

An example of mojo is the ability of a man to attract beautiful women.

An example of mojo is someone’s ability to always think of a winning ad campaign.

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A magic charm or spell.
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An amulet, often a small flannel bag containing one or more magic items, worn by adherents of hoodoo or voodoo.
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Supernatural power or luck.
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(slang) Illegal drugs.
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Power, luck, etc., as of magical or supernatural origin.
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(slang, usually with "wire") A telecopier; a fax machine.
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A charm or amulet thought to have magic powers.
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A magic charm or spell.
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Origin of mojo

  • Perhaps ultimately from Fula moco'o medicine man
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Probably of Creole origin, cognate with Gullah moco (“witchcraft"), Fula moco'o (“medicine man")
    From Wiktionary