WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
mo•jo  (mōjō), 
n., pl. -jos, -joes.
  1. the art or practice of casting magic spells;
    magic;
    voodoo.
  2. an object, as an amulet or charm, that is believed to carry a magic spell.
Etymology:
  • compare Gullah moco witchcraft, magic, probably akin to Fulani moco'o medicine man (c represents voiced palatal stop) 1925–30, American.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

mojo /ˈməʊdʒəʊ/ n ( pl mojos, mojoes) US slang
  1. an amulet, charm, or magic spell
  2. (as modifier): ancient mojo spells
  3. the art of casting magic spells
Etymology: 20th Century: of W African origin



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