Definition of mojo
: a magic spell, hex, or charm; broadly : magical power works his mojo on the tennis court The team has lost its mojo.
Examples of mojo in a Sentence
He's been suffering from incredibly bad mojo lately.
The team has lost its mojo.
We need to get our mojos working again.
Recent Examples of mojo from the Web
We are also given the opportunity to bond as a team with team outings and budgets for team mojo.
Their mojo rising from the dregs of a 10-20 start, the bunch that animated the art of the great escape in 2014 and 2015 furnished a new chapter in style on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.
Auburn 43, Georgia 38; Nov. 16, 2013 -- The Tigers blew a 20-point lead when the Bulldogs went up by one with 1:49 to play, but that year's Auburn team had its mojo working.
What’s zapping my mojo is when people share life improvement tips that morph into a series of show off moments.
Since her stunning debut, Catanzaro has struggled to get her mojo back.
Louisville City FC appears to have found its offensive mojo.
With first pitch scheduled for around 6 p.m. Monday, one New Orleans restaurant is hoping to keep the Tigers' mojo going with a care package of beach balls -- 30 of them, to be exact.
This season, the SEC got back its mojo in a big way.
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Origin and Etymology of mojo
probably of African origin; akin to Fulani moco'o medicine man
First Known Use: 1926See Words from the same year
MOJO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mojo for English Language Learners
: a power that may seem magical and that allows someone to be very effective, successful, etc.
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