obi obi

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery
  2. (n) a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Obi-Wan, in the form of McGregor's bearded visage, is growing into the moral authority and gruff wit exuded by Alec Guinness as the fogie Kenobi in Star Wars.
  2. By now we are all accustomed to that Obi-Wan Kenobi calm, though we may never entirely understand it.
  3. In Europe, Helmut Lang, the ultrachic master of minimalism, uses the obi as much as Galliano.

News

  1. All-Wesco Track and Field

    Boys 4A 110 hurdles--Kaleb Dobson, Cascade, Jr. 100--Christian Linder, Snohomish, Sr. 1,600--Tomislav Smith, Kamiak, Sr. 400 Relay--Edmonds-Woodway (Jacob Roling, Obi Okereke, Robin Mutali, Kort Kamacho) 400--Ryan McArthur, Lynnwood, Sr.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  2. What’s the Right Age to Appreciate ‘Star Wars’?

    This is only partly a question of when a child is ready for the death of Obi-Wan Kenobi. When do you produce something that captured your heart as a child and subject it to the scrutiny of the next generation?
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "He is a player that I need because I lost Michael Essien for six months. I have one midfielder like him, John Mikel Obi," said Scolari.
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Luiz Felipe Scolari Source: CNN

  2. Crouch added: "What I'm thinking is if you go in on Frank Lampard or John Terry would they roll around like Obi Mikel did? I don't think they would have done. Would someone like Carra [Jamie Carragher] have gone down like that? I think it's safe to...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Peter Crouch Source: Sportinglife.co.za

  3. "We'll play Hilario in goal, Paulo Ferreira, Alex, Ricardo Carvalho and Yury Zhirkov; Frank Lampard, John Obi Mikel, Michael Ballack; Daniel Sturridge, Joe Cole and Didier Drogba up front," said Ancelotti. "The bench will be Ross Turnbull,...
    on Feb 12, 2010 By: Carlo Ancelotti Source: WalesOnline

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