Ouija board

/ (ˈwiːdʒə) /


noun
  1. trademark a board on which are marked the letters of the alphabet. Answers to questions are spelt out by a pointer or glass held by the fingertips of the participants, and are supposedly formed by spiritual forces

Origin of Ouija board

1
C19: from French oui yes + German ja yes

Words Nearby Ouija board

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How to use Ouija board in a sentence

  • Well they knew how a Ouija board will make glib statements as startling as they are untrue.

    The Come Back | Carolyn Wells
  • Disavowing any especial clairvoyant ability, she yet achieved marvelous results from the Ouija board.

    The Come Back | Carolyn Wells
  • He swept aside the cards and ouija-board and leaned closer, his hands almost touching hers.

    The Rest Hollow Mystery | Rebecca N. Porter
  • He tried the Ouija board with Mrs. Pennyfeather, and the accursed thing scrawled one insane syllable.

    Walking Shadows | Alfred Noyes