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English noun: hoodoo

1. hoodoo (shape) (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock


SamplesA tall sandstone hoodoo.


Broader (hypernym)column, pillar, tower


Domain categorygeology

2. hoodoo (person) a practitioner of voodoo


Broader (hypernym)hoodooism, non-Christian priest, priest, vodoun, voodoo, voodooism

3. hoodoo (artifact) a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers


Synonymsfetich, fetish, juju, voodoo


Broader (hypernym)charm, good luck charm

4. hoodoo (artifact) something believed to bring bad luck


Broader (hypernym)object, physical object


English verb: hoodoo

1. hoodoo (stative) bring bad luck; be a source of misfortune


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
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Broader (hypernym)be









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