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mo·jo

 (mō′jō′)
n. pl. mo·jos or mo·joes
1. A magic charm or spell.
2. An amulet, often a small flannel bag containing one or more magic items, worn by adherents of hoodoo or voodoo.
3. An ability or quality that causes one to excel or have good luck: "a Yankee pitcher who has to go to the Mexican League to rediscover his mojo" (Dan Shaughnessy).

[Perhaps ultimately from Fula moco'o, medicine man.]

mojo

(ˈməʊdʒəʊ)
n, pl mojos or mojoes
1. (Alternative Belief Systems)
a. an amulet, charm, or magic spell
b. (as modifier): ancient mojo spells.
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) the art of casting magic spells
3. uncanny personal power or influence
[C20: of W African origin]

mo•jo

(ˈmoʊ dʒoʊ)

n., pl. -jos, -joes.
1. the art or practice of casting magic or voodoo spells.
2. an amulet or charm believed to carry such a spell.
[1925–30, Amer.; compare Gullah moco witchcraft, magic]

mojo

A charm or amulet that is worn to protect the wearer against evil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mojo - a magic power or magic spellmojo - a magic power or magic spell  
magic, thaumaturgy - any art that invokes supernatural powers
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