(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. wanga, obeah, fetishism, witchcraft, black magic; witch doctor, shamanist, medicine man, sorcerer. See sorcery.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
black magic, witchcraft, hoodoo, obeah, sorcery.
animated corpse or snake deity: zombie
object thought to have magical power: fetish, charm
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To act upon with or as if with magic: bewitch, charm, enchant, enthrall, entrance2, spell2, spellbind, witch. See PERSUASION.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Voodoo — Voodoo …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Voodoo — Altar mit mehreren Fetischen in Abomey, Benin (2008) Voodoo [ˈvuːduː], auch Vodun, Voudou oder Wodu, ist eine überwiegend kreolische Religion, die in Haiti und anderen Teilen Amerikas und in Afrika beheimatet ist. Die Religion ist in westl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Voodoo 2 — Chip 500 0010 01 (Texture Mapping Unit) Der Voodoo2 ist ein 1998 vorgestellter 3D Grafikchipsatz der kalifornischen Firma 3dfx Interactive …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • voodoo — ☆ voodoo [vo͞o′do͞o΄ ] n. pl. voodoos [Creole Fr, of WAfr orig., as in Ewe (Dahomey and Togo) vodu, fetish, demon] 1. a religion of the West Indies, esp. Haiti, based on beliefs and practices of African and Roman Catholic origin, and noted for… …   English World dictionary

  • Voodoo — Voo doo, a. Of or pertaining to voodooism, or a voodoo; as, voodoo incantations. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Voodoo — Album par Alexz Johnson Sortie Sortie digitale (Téléchargement) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • voodoo — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. wudu] || {{/stl 7}}wudu {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} rodzaj prymitywnej religii pochodzącej z Afryki Zachodniej, rozpowszechnionej wśród Murzynów na Haiti i innych wyspach Morza Karaibskiego, a także …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Voodoo — Voo doo, n. 1. See {Voodooism}. [1913 Webster] 2. One who practices voodooism; a negro sorcerer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • voodoo — religious witchcraft of Haiti and Southern U.S., ultimately of African origin, 1850, from Louisiana Fr. voudou, from a W.African language (e.g. Ewe and Fon vodu spirit, demon, deity, also Vandoo, supposedly the name of an African deity, from a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • voodoo — (izg. vȗdȗ) DEFINICIJA v. vudu ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • voodoo — [n] black magic abracadabra*, alchemy, black art, charm, conjuring, devilry, divination, enchantment, evil eye, hocuspocus*, hoodoo, jinx, mumbo jumbo*, necromancy, obeah, obi, sorcery, spell, witchcraft, witchery, wizardry; concepts 370,689 …   New thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.