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>

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.

Origin and Etymology of mojo

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


First Known Use: 1926


MOJO Defined for English Language Learners

mojo

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noun mo·jo \ˈmō-(ˌ)jō\

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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