Woo-woo meaning

(slang) Describing a person readily accepting supernatural, paranormal, occult, or pseudoscientific phenomena, or emotion-based beliefs and explanations.

Pert is a talented scientist who went woo woo many years ago for reasons I don’t have time to go into here.

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(slang) A person readily accepting supernatural, paranormal, occult, or pseudoscientific phenomena, or emotion-based beliefs and explanations.

That reporter is a bit of a woo woo.

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Alternative spelling of woo woo.
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(slang) Those beliefs.

He is really into all that woo woo.

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An alcoholic cocktail consisting of peach schnapps, vodka and cranberry juice.
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(childish) The sound of a fire truck, ambulance, or police truck's siren.
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He made a living out of woo woo beliefs.

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Origin of woo-woo

  • Uncertain. It has been suggested that "woo woo" is intended to imitate the eerie background music of sci-fi/horror films and television shows.

    From Wiktionary