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hoodoo

hoo·doo

hoodoo

 
pronunciation:
hu du
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: hoodoos
definition 1: religious sorcery practiced esp. by West Indian blacks; voodoo.
definition 2: bad luck, or someone or something thought to cause it.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hoodooed, hoodooing, hoodoos
definition: to cause bad luck for.