- a seemingly magical personal charm, power, or influence over other people: He’s always a hit with the ladies when he gets his mojo working.
- exceptional ability, good luck, success, etc.:It seems like our team has finally gotten its mojo back.
- exceptional energy or power:Tracking back over the warm Gulf of Mexico, the hurricane regained its mojo and hit the Mississippi coast full force.
Origin of mojo
Words nearby mojo
How to use mojo in a sentence
The chef was already familiar with mojo, an essential condiment and marinade in Cuban cuisine, but the Canarian mojo he tasted was different.These oranges are for a lot more than juicing|By Carlos C. Olaechea/Saveur|February 15, 2021|Popular-Science
It also highlights Silverman’s special superpower, the ability to use her glow and an awwcomeonbuddy nudge to convert all sorts of nasty mojo.Sarah Silverman just wants to make things right|Geoff Edgers|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
These proposed projects have all aimed to give us some extra mojo on the world stage, and most – but not all — have vanished without a trace.San Diego’s Sky-High Dreams Keep Getting Quashed|Randy Dotinga|February 2, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Connect, network and shift your mobility mojo into overdrive.Here’s what’s happening today at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020|Alexandra Ames|October 6, 2020|TechCrunch
With enough heat, however, random jostling would disrupt the atomic cooperation, explaining Curie’s observation that hot magnets lose their mojo.The Cartoon Picture of Magnets That Has Transformed Science|Charlie Wood|June 24, 2020|Quanta Magazine
So I look at the movies and actually see my mojo getting stronger and stronger.‘No Regrets’: Peter Jackson Says Goodbye to Middle-Earth|Alex Suskind|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As it turns out, the Canadian-born comedian may have been taking a bit of an artistic break in order to get his mojo back.Mike Myers Has Been Painting Colonel Sanders…for Three Years|The Daily Beast|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But during that lull period, were you concerned that Disney was losing its mojo?The ‘Maleficent’ Screenwriter Also Wrote ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’|Kevin Fallon|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I gotta find out what the good luck mojo is, and that was one of the first things my dad ever taught me: Sports mojo.ESPN’s Bracket Champion Shares His March Madness Secrets|Ben Teitelbaum|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Democrats need to learn some of that balls-to-the-wall mojo.Democrats Need to Get Specific to Make Obamacare a Winner|Michael Tomasky|February 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mojo is a little mound consisting of onions and green peppers chopped very fine, and lemon juice added to the gravy.
If you want the steak a la espanola, it should be fried instead of broiled, and when well done each piece surmounted by a mojo.
He would often call his sisters my children (mojo dzieci), out of tenderness, and add some playful affectionate expressions.Frederic Chopin, v. 1 (of 2)|Moritz Karasowski
British Dictionary definitions for mojo
- an amulet, charm, or magic spell
- (as modifier)ancient mojo spells