juju juju  /ˈdʒu dʒu/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the power associated with a juju
  2. (n) a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Today, many Nigerians of the region practice the deadly juju; some still swear only on hunks of iron in fealty to their blacksmith god, Ogun.
  2. The young men of the tribe give them a few juju charms and medallions and severed heads, a supply of hashish and Czech small arms, and the massacres begin.
  3. The most sophisticated-politicians, graduates of European universities, have solemnly accused their opponents of raising juju against them.

News

  1. Rachel Zoe's Long-Haired Son Sparks Debate

    ABC News’ Juju Chang reports: Men with long, luscious locks tend to be rock stars, hippies or glam models. But the long-haired trend is now growing on little boys, including Ashlee Simpson’s son, Kourtney Kardashian’s little boy and 2-year-old Skyler, son of celebrity stylist Rachel...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News

  2. Red Springs football pair Brown and Lowery heading next level

    RED SPRINGS — Juju Brown felt a twinge in his right knee and hopped to the sideline. His senior season, after an all-state junior campaign pushed him to the forefront athletically, was ultimately ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Robesonian

  3. Cam'Ron & Juju Join Vine & Share "A Love Story"

    Cam’ron never fails to add a comedic touch to any social network he is a part of. Prepare yourselves, the Diplomats honcho, and Juju, has joined Vine.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Hip-Hop Wired

Quotes

  1. Dr Michael Korzinski, a counsellor with the Helen Bamber Foundation, a charity helping victims of torture, said: "This is a lethal combination of criminal networks and so-called juju priests."
    on Jun 20, 2009 By: Helen Bamber Source: Times Online

  2. "It seems that with Death Magnetic, he's having fun again," Trujillo says. "He's got his juju back."
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Robert Trujillo Source: AZ Central.com

  3. As expected, there was a ton of nervous energy on the set from the opening moments Monday with Roberts saying, "It is wonderful to be welcoming George and Juju......"
    on Dec 14, 2009 By: Robin Roberts Source: Baltimore Sun (blog)

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