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Definition 1: a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hoodoo in the sense of this definition

(hoodoo is a kind of ...) something believed to bring good luck

Definition 2: something believed to bring bad luck - [noun denoting artifact]

(hoodoo is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

Definition 3: a practitioner of voodoo - [noun denoting person]

(hoodoo is a kind of ...) a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities

(hoodoo is a kind of ...) a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion

Definition 4: (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where hoodoo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a tall sandstone hoodoo

(hoodoo is a kind of ...) anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

"the test tube held a column of white powder" "a tower of dust rose above the horizon" "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite"

(hoodoo belongs to category ...) a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks

Definition 5: bring bad luck; be a source of misfortune - [verb of stative]

(hoodoo is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

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