Meaning of hoodoo

hoo•doo

Pronunciation: (h'd), [key]
— n., pl. v., -doos, -dooed, -doo•ing.
—n.
  1. voodoo.
  2. bad luck.
  3. a person or thing that brings bad luck.
  4. a pillar of rock, usually of fantastic shape, left by erosion.
—v.t.
  1. to bring or cause bad luck to.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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