conjure man

[ kon-jer, kuhn- ]

  1. (in the southern U.S. and the West Indies) a conjurer; witch doctor.

Origin of conjure man

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

Words Nearby conjure man Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use conjure man in a sentence

  • But yo' am suttinly a conjure-man when it comes t' fixin' wagons!

  • It was on one of the excursions which I made into the forest in my study of these natural resources, that I met the conjure man.

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  • We just call him Old Pappy—he's a preacher, and some folks say a conjure man, too.

  • Yo'uns is a conjure-man, and a Yankee conjure-man, too—wust kind.