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Definition of the noun Kahuna

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noun - plural: kahunas

  1. American yankee or leader.
  2. Priest of high rank, or often said of an expert in a profession, such as dentistry.
  3. Sorcerer, magician or wizard.


Kahuna is a fictional character from the 2004 film Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2.


Kahuna is a Hawaiian word, defined in Pukui & Elbert as a "priest, sorcerer, magician, wizard, minister, expert in any profession".

Phrases with Kahuna

  1. Big Kahuna
  2. Thorunna Kahuna
  3. Species Thorunna Kahuna

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kahuna

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Google previewWise Secrets of Aloha (2007)

Learn and Live the Sacred Art of Lomilomi by Kahuna Harry Uhane Jim, Garnette Arledge

To kahuna is a verb. It's an activity. A noun is the name of a thing that brings status or...

Kahuna is an activity that a person participates in, which is to uncover the stream of light. So when you are working with your receiver, that's when you are ...

Google previewThe Reficul Parallax (2010)

Godsquad Genesis by David Heaukulani

A kahuna is a witch doctor ...

Google previewStrangers to These Shores (2016)

Sociology, Ethnicity by CTI Reviews

Kahuna is a Hawaiian word, defined in Pukui & Elbert as a 'priest, sorcerer, magician, wizard, minister, expert in any profession';. A Muslim, sometimes spelled Moslem, is an adherent of Islam. The Qur'an is the holy book of Islam and Muslims ...

Google previewQuentin Tarantino FAQ (2015)

Everything Left to Know About the Original Reservoir Dog by Dale Sherman

Big Kahuna is also a surfer character from Gidget, and the name is used in the Beach Party film series out of American International. As can be guessed, Kahuna is a Hawaiian word, and it can refer to someone who is a powerful wizard or ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1891)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

dcrab Kahuna is a homiletic Muir-ash consisting of thirty-two Pesilctolh for the principal festivals and fasts, and the historically noted sabbaths and other days. It is of the end of the 3d or the beginning of the 4th century. Having ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

Qabalah, Qabbalah A system of eclectic mysticism and healing based on ancient Jewish tradition, involving 'angelology', demonology, meditation, prayers, and ritual kabbalism Kabbalah, see there kahuna Paranormal A priest and medicine ...

Google previewA Dictionary of M?ori Computer Related Terms (2006)

English - M?ori

insert link kahuna hononga (Kupu) General Usage. insert time whakauru wā (WWOW) General Usage. insert list kuhuna rārangi ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Shamanism (2015)

by Graham Harvey, Robert J. Wallis

The term Huna refers to teachings or wisdom held and sometimes disseminated by experts, kahuna; the term kahuna is cognate with other Polynesian terms (e.g., Maori tohunga) meaning “expert.” It can be applied to all kinds of experts, ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill's Super-Mini American Slang Dictionary (2007)

by Richard Spears

big kahuna n. the important person; the knowledgeable authority on some matter. (From the Hawai”ian word for “priest.” Sometimes capitalized.) Joe is the big kahuna around here when it ...

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

fresco 8 time line piece: 5 chunk shot: 3 VIP 4 head, king, lion, name 5 baron, chief, mogul, nabob, nawab, wheel 6 fat cat, kahuna, top dog, tycoon 7 magnate, notable 8 higher-up, kingfish, official 9 authority, celebrity, commander, dignitary, ...

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Small photo of Kahuna Falls. Hawaiian Water fall.Small photo of Wat Chairwoman Ram The old temple is located at Ban Ph-ra, Amour Mange, Ph ra Kahuna Si Aurthur. The Chaos Phrase River. On the west side, outside the city, is nourishing, morning light. More...

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Scrabble value of K5A1H4U1N1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of KAHUNA

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