- the art or practice of casting magic spells; magic; voodoo.
- an object, as an amulet or charm, that is believed to carry a magic spell.
Origin of mojo
Examples from the Web for mojo
So I look at the movies and actually see my mojo getting stronger and stronger.‘No Regrets’: Peter Jackson Says Goodbye to Middle-Earth
December 4, 2014
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
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’
June 1, 2014
I saw the first few episodes, and it seems like the show has its mojo back.Alison Brie on ‘Community’s’ New Beginning, Dan Harmon’s Return, Nicolas Cage, and More
January 3, 2014
I have seen many prodigies lose their mojo around the time they reach their twentieth birthday.Do Blues Musicians Need to be Really, Really Old?
September 22, 2013
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)
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.
The mojo is a little mound consisting of onions and green peppers chopped very fine, and lemon juice added to the gravy.
- an amulet, charm, or magic spell
- (as modifier)ancient mojo spells
- the art of casting magic spells
- uncanny personal power or influence
Word Origin and History for mojo
"magic," 1920s, probably of Creole origin, cf. Gullah moco "witchcraft," Fula moco'o "medicine man."