Part of speech: noun

The superstitions ( collectively) prevalent among West - Indian and southern United States negroes, and dealing with charms, conjuring, witchcraft, etc. Compare HOODOO.

Part of speech: noun

A conjurer. voudou.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "voodoo":

  1. Paid that voodoo queen- what was her name? - "Ralestone Luck", Andre Norton.
  2. Do you wish me to believe that this cult of Voodoo claims European or American devotees? - "Bat Wing", Sax Rohmer.
  3. There is one thing dead sure, those Voodoo priests are bad medicine, as we used to say out West, and you want to keep your weather- eye open until you are safe on board a steamer and out of the harbor. - "Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales", Charles B. Cory.