noun, plural hoo·doos.
verb (used with object), hoo·dooed, hoo·doo·ing.
Origin of hoodoo
Examples from the Web for hoodoo
Created more jobs than any modern president, in the process showing people that trickle-down economics was hoodoo.One’s a Weiner, the Other a Hero: Why Bill and Hillary Have Nothing in Common With Anthony and Huma|Michael Tomasky|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Oh, theres been a hoodoo on me since I showed aginst the Sunday-school picnic!Short Sixes|H. C. Bunner
If you have brought a hoodoo into this outfit, woe be it to you!Ruth Fielding in the Great Northwest|Alice B. Emerson
"I believe this whole blame' job is a hoodoo," was the prompt rejoinder.The King of Arcadia|Francis Lynde
noun plural -doos
verb -doos, -dooing or -dooed
Word Origin for hoodoo
"one who practices voodoo," 1870, American English, probably an alteration of voodoo. Meaning "something that causes or brings bad luck" is attested from 1880.