/ (ˈwuːˌwuː) /
derogatory, slang based on or involving irrational superstition
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Fancy Words For Everyday ActivitiesHumming (is so boring) Yet, bombinating sounds much more interesting! This word may sound a bit like bumblebee, which is kind of neat as it means “to hum, or buzz.” First published in the late 1800s, bombinate and bombilate are twins with family-tree roots tangled in both Greek and Latin derivatives (confusing) that lead to the late Latin bombilāre, or “to hum.” Breathing (is so …
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Examples from the Web for woo-woo
As woo-woo as it sounds, you're yearning for a more spiritual experience of life, wherein daydreaming is a slice of daily bread.
The inhabitants of this island trace their origin to a monkey, which they call 'woo-woo.'The World of Waters|Mrs. David Osborne