Definition of witch doctor
: a professional worker of magic usually in a primitive society who often works to cure sickness
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WITCH DOCTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of witch doctor for English Language Learners
: a person in some cultures who is believed to have magic powers and to be able to cure illness and fight off evil spirits, curses, etc.
WITCH DOCTOR Defined for Kids
Definition of witch doctor for Students
: a person who uses magic to cure illness and fight off evil spirits
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