noun, plural mo·jos, mo·joes.
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|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 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|Marlow Stern|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have seen many prodigies lose their mojo around the time they reach their twentieth birthday.
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
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.
noun plural mojos or mojoes US slang
- an amulet, charm, or magic spell
- (as modifier)ancient mojo spells
Word Origin for mojo
"magic," 1920s, probably of Creole origin, cf. Gullah moco "witchcraft," Fula moco'o "medicine man."