mojo

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noun mo·jo \ˈmō-(ˌ)jō\

Definition of mojo

plural

mojoes

or

mojos

  1. :  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

  1. He's been suffering from incredibly bad mojo lately.

  2. The team has lost its mojo.

  3. We need to get our mojos working again.

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Origin and Etymology of mojo

probably of African origin; akin to Fulani moco'o medicine man


MOJO Defined for English Language Learners

mojo

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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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