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JuJu

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun juju:

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Definition of the noun juju

What does juju mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: jujus

  1. the power associated with a juju
  2. a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

Alternative definition of the noun juju

noun

  1. A fetish or charm believed by West Africans to have magical or supernatural powers.
  2. The magical or supernatural power of such a charm.
  3. A superstitious belief in the karmic consequences of an action or behavior, usually negative in connotation.
  4. A type of music popular in Nigeria. (See Jùjú music)

People

  1. JuJu a.k.a. Beyoncé Knowles: Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé's debut album, Dangerously in Love, which established her as a solo artist worldwide; it sold 11 million copies, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy".
  2. Juju is a Japanese jazz singer. She is represented by Sony Music Associated Records Inc.
    • also known as 淳, じゅん, Jun, ジュジュ
    • born on (39 years ago) in Shobara
    • nationality: Japan
    • profession: Singer, lyricist
    • genres: Rhythm and blues, Jazz, J-pop
    • albums: "What's Love?", "やさしさで溢れるように", "どんなに遠くても…", "Open Your Heart ~素顔のままで~", "Trust In You", "Hello, Again〜昔からある場所〜", "MY LIFE", "桜雨 / READY FOR LOVE / S.H.E. / Last Kiss", "ナツノハナ", "素直になれたら / I can be free", "PRESENT", "Wonderful Life", "JUJU", "Request", "You", "明日がくるなら", "君のすべてに", "DELICIOUS", "BEST STORY ~Life stories~", "BEST STORY ~Love stories~", "Distance", "Request II"
    • official website: www.jujunyc.net
  3. Juju a.k.a. Julia Child: Julia Carolyn Child was an American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, which premiered in 1963.
    • also known as Julia Carolyn McWilliams, Juke, Jukies, Julia Carolyn Child
    • born on (102 years ago) in Pasadena, child of John McWilliams, Jr. and Julia Carolyn Weston
    • ethnicity: White American
    • nationality: United States of America
    • education:
    • profession: Tv chef, chef, author, writer, cook, copywriter
    • Marriage with Paul Cushing Child between and (47 years and 8 months)
    • died on (10 years ago) in Montecito of renal failure
    • written works: "Julia Child and More Company", "Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking", "Mastering the Art of French Cooking", "My Life in France", "Julia's delicious little dinners", "Julia's menus for special occasions", "The French Chef Cookbook", "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home", "From Julia Child's Kitchen", "Cooking with master chefs", "Julia's breakfasts, lunches, and suppers", "Julia's casual dinners", "The Way To Cook", "In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs"
    • filmography: played Dr. Bleeb (Voice) in "We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story"
    • TV series: "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home"
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • Peabody Award - "The French Chef" (a Personal Award)
        • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Achievements In Educational Television - "The French Chef"
        • Primetime Emmy Award for Achievements In Educational Television - "The French Chef"
        • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Special Classification Of Outstanding Program Achievement - "The French Chef", with Ruth Lockwood
        • nominated to National Book Award for Current Interest (Hardcover) - "Julia Child and More Company"
        • National Book Award for Current Interest (Hardcover) - "Julia Child and More Company"
        • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series - "Cooking with Master Chefs: Hosted by Julia Child" (Lidia Bastianich), with Susie Heller, Natan Katzman, Geoffrey Drummond & John Potthast
        • nominated to James Beard Award for Best T.V. Cooking Show - "Cooking with Master Chefs: Hosted by Julia Child"
        • nominated to James Beard Award for Best Culinary Video - "Julia & Jacques: More Cooking in Concert", with Jacques Pépin
        • James Beard Award for Best Culinary Video - "Julia & Jacques: More Cooking in Concert", with Jacques Pépin
        • nominated to Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host - "Cooking with Master Chefs: Hosted by Julia Child"
        • nominated to James Beard Award for Chefs and Restaurants - "In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs"
        • nominated to James Beard Award for Best National Television Cooking Show - "Cooking with Master Chefs: Hosted by Julia Child", with Geoffrey Drummond
        • Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host - "Cooking with Master Chefs: Hosted by Julia Child"
        • James Beard Award for Chefs and Restaurants - "In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs"
        • James Beard Award for Best National Television Cooking Show - "Cooking with Master Chefs: Hosted by Julia Child", with Geoffrey Drummond
        • nominated to Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host - "Baking with Julia"
        • nominated to James Beard Award for Best National Television Cooking Show - "Baking with Julia", with Geoffrey Drummond & Natan Katzman
        • nominated to James Beard Award for Best National Television Cooking Show - "Julia & Jacques: More Cooking in Concert", with Jacques Pépin, Natan Katzman, Geoffrey Drummond
        • James Beard Award for Best National Television Cooking Show - "Baking with Julia", with Natan Katzman & Geoffrey Drummond
        • nominated to Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host - "Baking with Julia"
        • nominated to Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host - "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home", with Jacques Pépin
        • nominated to James Beard Award for General Cooking - "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home", with Jacques Pépin
        • James Beard Award for General Cooking - "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home", with Jacques Pépin
        • Presidential Medal of Freedom
  4. Juju a.k.a. Justine Henin, known between 2002 and 2007 as Justine Henin-Hardenne, is a retired Belgian professional tennis player and former World No. 1.
    • also known as Justine Henin-Hardenne, Justine Henin Hardenne
    • born on (32 years ago) in Liège, child of Françoise Rosière and José Henin
    • nationality: Belgium
    • profession: Tennis player
    • Marriage with Pierre-Yves Hardenne between and (4 years and 2 months)
    • medal: 2004 Summer Olympics - Gold medal for Belgium in Tennis – Women's singles
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • WTA Most Improved Player
        • nominated to Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year
        • WTA Player of the Year
        • ITF World Champions for Women's single
        • nominated to Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year
        • nominated to Best Female Athlete ESPY Award
        • nominated to Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
        • nominated to Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
        • nominated to Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
        • ITF World Champions for Women's single
        • nominated to Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year
        • nominated to Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
        • WTA Player of the Year
        • nominated to Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year
        • nominated to Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award
        • nominated to Best International Athlete ESPY Award
        • Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year
        • nominated to Laureus World Sports Award for Comeback of the Year
  5. JuJu a.k.a. Juelz Santana: LaRon Louis James, better known by his stage name Juelz Santana, is an American rapper and actor. He is from Harlem, New York City and is member of East Coast hip hop group The Diplomats. He appeared on Cam'ron's 2002 singles, "Oh Boy" and "Hey Ma". In 2003, his debut album From Me to U was released by Roc-A-Fella Records; his next album What the Game's Been Missing! contained the top-ten single "There It Go".
  6. Juju: Julius Sarisalmi, professionally known as Juju, is a Finnish rapper. To date, he has released four solo albums, the latest of which in June 2014. Juju has also appeared as a featured guest on songs by such artists as Julma-Henri, Teflon Brothers and Aste.
  7. JuJu a.k.a. Juliet Simms: Juliet Nicole Simms is an American singer/songwriter, and was the vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter for the American rock band Automatic Loveletter. She was the runner-up on the second season of the American reality talent show The Voice.
  8. JuJu a.k.a. Zhu Zhu is an actress, TV hostess, model and singer.
  9. JuJu a.k.a. Julian Gener is an American football linebacker for the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.
  10. Juju a.k.a. Julien Monard is a musical artist and the member of Sexypop.
    • profession: Musician
    • member of musical group Sexypop (Guitar) since
  11. Juju a.k.a. William Nero Jr. is a child actor, son of Lindsey Nero.

There are other people with JuJu in their name, like Juju Chang, juju stulbach and William 'Juju' House.

Characters

  1. JuJu is a fictional character from the film The Legend of Beaver Dam.
  2. Juju is a fictional character from the 2010 film Boy.
  3. Juju is a fictional character from the 2003 film Boys.
    • also known as जुजु
    • in the film "Boys", played by Nakul
  4. Juju is a fictional character from the 1957 film Gates of Paris.
  5. Juju is a fictional character from Mahōjin Guru Guru.
  6. Juju is a fictional character from the 2010 film Spork.
  7. Juju is a fictional character from the 1976 film How to Console Widows.
  8. Juju is a fictional character from the 2004 film Le Pont Des Arts.
  9. Juju is a fictional character from the 1983 film Devil Fetus.
  10. Juju is a fictional character from the 2007 film Rockaway.
  11. Juju a.k.a. Jujú is a fictional film character.

Film

"Juju" is a film, directed by Ingrid Mertner & King Ampaw and written by Elisabeth Jensen & David Kwame Dontoh.

Music

  1. "Juju" is the fifth album by Wayne Shorter, recorded and released on Blue Note in 1964, issued as BLP 4182 and BST 84182.
  2. "Juju" is the fourth studio album by British post-punk band Siouxsie and the Banshees. It was recorded at Surrey Sound studio with Nigel Gray as co-producer, and was released on 6 June 1981 by record label Polydor. Two singles were released from Juju: "Spellbound" and "Arabian Knights".
  3. "JUJU": JUJU is the third album of Japanese singer JUJU, released on March 17, 2010.
    • artists: Juju & Juju
    • released on (5 years ago)
  4. "Juju" was the first album recorded by the rock band Gass and featured guitarist Peter Green, who had just left Fleetwood Mac at this time.
  5. "Juju": Bangla Band Chandrabindoo released their sixth studio album named Juju in 2003 under the EMI banner. This album was recorded and produced just after their long US Tour.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  6. "Juju" is a composition.

Miscellanea

  1. Juju or Ju-Ju is a word of either West African or French origin used previously by Europeans to describe traditional West African religions. Today it refers specifically to objects, such as amulets, and spells used superstitiously as part of witchcraft in West Africa.
  2. Juju is an open source service orchestration management tool developed by Canonical Ltd., the company behind Ubuntu. Juju allows software to be fast deployed, integrated and scaled on a wide choice of cloud services or servers.
  3. Juju is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for JuJu

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Google previewThe Running Life (2010)

Wisdom and Observations from a Lifetime of Running by Donald Buraglio, Michael Dove

Juju is a term adopted from African culture, with various meanings that are somewhat related to superstition. It can be a charm or object with magical powers , or any ritual act that influences the forces of nature for better or worse. As it relates to ...

Google previewAfrican Safari for Jesus (2008)

by Herman Bauman

(Juju is a part of the animist religion practiced by the pagans. The witch doctor usesJuju medicine to heal disease, cause...

Juju is the fore runner of what is called Voodoo in Haiti.) On December 20 the Harmattan began. That is the wind that ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Cultural Anthropology by Nancy Bonvillain, ISBN 9780205685097 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

The term Juju refers to the use of such objects and other things to perform a form of witchcraft. An object of any kind superstitiously venerated by West African native tribes, and used as a charm, amulet, ormeans ofprotection; a fetish.

Google previewThe Missionary Herald (1873)

Containing Intelligence, at Large, of the Proceedings and Operations of the Baptist Missionary Society

There were heaps of basins and plates—(everything of a certain pattern or mark is called juju, and is immediately sacrificed and devoted to juju)—-quantities of Manchester cotton goods; nearly an hundred undressed dolls, arranged in rows; ...

Google previewThe love letters of Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo (1914)

by Juliette Drouet

Juju is a clever woman...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Cultural Anthropology, textbook by Nancy Bonvillain (2012)

Anthropology, Cultural anthropology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

The term Juju refers to the use of such objects andother things toperform a formofwitchcraft. An objectofany kindsuperstitiously venerated by West African native tribes, and used as a charm, amulet, or means of protection; a fetish. Latah : Latah ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Introduction to Modern British Fiction, 1950-2000 (2002)

by Dominic Head

But the important point about the juju is that Adah remains ...

Google previewThe Theosophical Path (1916)

by Katherine Augusta Westcott Tingley

Juju means the totality of the mysterious forces in Nature, and in connexion with this word we find what might be called a whole system of science or philosophy, having (like our own) its peculiar jargon, and interesting to an open mind as ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nigeria (2009)

by Toyin Falola, Ann Genova

JUJU MUSIC. It is generally agreed that this unique musical style was developed in southwestern Nigeria by Yoruba musicians. It incorporates new instruments into a traditional style and has a strong presence of traditional praise music.

Google previewA Carib Grammar and Dictionary (2008)

by Henk Courtz

JUJU [Wj juju, ...

Google previewAnthropological Report on the Ibo-speaking Peoples of Nigeria: English-Ibo and Ibo-English dictionary (1913)

by Northcote Whitridge Thomas

juju (A), ask— nwa juju, anarefu ezi, child asks and does not miss ...

Google previewDictionary of African Filmmakers (2008)

by Roy Armes

Juju (King Ampaw with Ingrid Metner, 1986, Ghana) Juju Factory (Balufu Bakupa-Kanyinda, 2005, Democratic Republic of Congo) Juluka / Sweat (Zulu, No director credited, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

By the 1970s highlife was perhaps pastitspeak; juju began to takeover in western Nigeria, thoughhighlife waskept alivein eastern Nigeriaby artistssuch as Celestine Ukwu, Osita Osadebe Prince Nico, TheIkengas, and The Oriental Brothers ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2013)

Over 10,000ÊCommon and Confusing Words Explained by Diagram Group

Jit Jitsu Jitterbug Jiva JK Job action Jodhpurs John Hancock Joie devivre Joint Joule Joysticks JPEG JTLYK Judaism Judge advocate general Judgment Judicature Judicial Judiciary Judo Judo Judogi Judoka Juju Juju Jujuman Julienne ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2007)

by Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell

Also a slang term for 'sexual intercourse' UK, 2001 juju; juju nouna marijuana cigarette ...

Google previewA dictionary of the Aneityumese language, also outlines of grammar (1882)

by John Inglis (missionary.)

Juju, a. middle. Juju, ad. between. Jumasjuma, n. the name of a small species of swallow. Jupki, or jupjupki, n. the afternoon, [evening. Jupmulmul, n. the cool of the K Ka, conj. or. Ka ahna ...

Google previewBibliophile's Dictionary (2005)

by Miles Westley

became a force multiplier, a juju amulet, a Saint Christopher medallion— you name it ..." -Milt Bearden, quoted by George Crile in Charlie Wilson's War. legerdemain (LE juhr duh ...

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Small photo of NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 10: Juju Ivanyuk walks the runway at the BCBG Max Azria Fall 2011 Collection presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on February 10, 2011 in New York.Small photo of NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: Model Juju Ivanyuk walks the runway at the Carolina Herrera Fall 2011 Collection presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on February 14, 2011 in New York.Small photo of NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 10: Juju Ivanyuk walks the runway at the BCBG Max Azria Fall 2011 Collection presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on February 10, 2011 in New York.Small photo of NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: Model Juju Ivanyuk walks the runway at the Carolina Herrera Fall 2011 Collection presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on February 14, 2011 in New York.Small photo of NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 14: Model Juju Ivanyuk walks the runway at the Carolina Herrera Fall 2011 Collection presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on February 14, 2011 in New York.Small photo of NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 10: Juju Ivanyuk walks the runway at the BCBG Max Azria Fall 2011 Collection presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on February 10, 2011 in New York. More...

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Scrabble value of J8U1J8U1

The value of this 4-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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