derogatory, slang based on or involving irrational superstition

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Contemporary Examples of 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.

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    Zodiac Beast

    Starsky + Cox

    April 9, 2011

Historical Examples of woo-woo

  • The inhabitants of this island trace their origin to a monkey, which they call 'woo-woo.'

    The World of Waters

    Mrs. David Osborne