an object venerated superstitiously and used as a fetish or amulet in West African spiritual practices.
the magical power attributed to such an object.
Informal. an emanating aura or supernatural force: The charismatic lead singer has serious juju.The team chalked up that string of unfortunate losses to bad juju on the road.
- ju·ju·ism, noun
- ju·ju·ist, noun
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How to use juju in a sentence
When my juju bathing suit arrived, I was ecstatic and couldn’t wait to try it on.Kitty & Vibe Makes Flattering AF Swimwear Based on Your Butt Size | Casey Clark | January 18, 2022 | The Daily Beast
Good Morning America anchor juju Chang asked Smart how she had found the courage to testify against her captor Mitchell.Elizabeth Smart on How She Survived Her Kidnapping | Liz Goodwin | March 12, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
juju Chang is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and news anchor for Good Morning America .
juju Chang, Deborah Roberts and Elizabeth Vargas report, while John Stossel apparently gets the hell outta there.
Now the juju tree is where the god of a village is supposed to live, and his men were horror-struck.
At Arochuku they went down the gorge to the juju house, at the door of which they found a white goat starving to death.
They took the food and money which the visitors brought, and then said the juju wanted a living offering.
When the time came to make the pulpit and seats, he said: "We want wood, cut down the juju tree."
"I be missionary boy, sah, and savvy them juju palaver be all dam fraud," he stated in the coast English.The League of the Leopard | Harold Bindloss
British Dictionary definitions for juju
an object superstitiously revered by certain W African peoples and used as a charm or fetish
the power associated with a juju
a taboo effected by a juju
any process in which a mystery is exploited to confuse people
- jujuism, noun
- jujuist, noun
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