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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 JuJu

What does JuJu mean?

noun

  1. the power associated with a juju
    • more generic words: magic / thaumaturgy = any art that invokes supernatural powers
  2. a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

Alternative definition

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, known mononymously as Beyoncé, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she enrolled in various performing arts schools and was first exposed to singing and dancing competitions as a child. Knowles rose to fame in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the R&B girl group Destiny's Child, one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time.
  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 (38 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~"
    • official website: www.jujunyc.net
  3. Juju a.k.a. Julia Child was an American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for introducing 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, Jukies, Juke, Julia Carolyn Child
    • born on (101 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 (9 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), with WGBH
        • 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 Natan Katzman, John Potthast, Geoffrey Drummond & Susie Heller
        • 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 Service Show 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 Service Show 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 Service Show Host - "Baking with Julia"
        • nominated to Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Service Show 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 as Justine Henin-Hardenne between 2002 and 2007, is a retired professional Belgian tennis player and former World No. 1.
    • also known as Justine Henin-Hardenne, Justine Henin Hardenne
    • born on (31 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, producer, actor and member of group Dipset. 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 Def Jam Recordings; his next album What the Game's Been Missing! contained the top-ten single "There It Go".
  6. JuJu a.k.a. Juliet Simms: Juliet Nicole Simms is a singer/songwriter. She was the vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for the band Automatic Loveletter. She was the runner up on the second season of the American reality talent show, The Voice.
  7. Juju on Orivedeltä lähtöisin oleva, nykyisin Sastamalassa asuva rap-artisti. Juju on julkaissut...
  8. JuJu a.k.a. Zhu Zhu is an actress, TV hostess, model and singer.
  9. 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 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 1957 film Gates of Paris.
  3. Juju is a fictional character from the 2010 film Boy.
  4. Juju is a fictional character from the 2003 film Boys.
    • also known as जुजु
    • in the film "Boys", played by Nakul
  5. Juju is a fictional character from Mahōjin Guru Guru.
  6. Juju is a fictional character in the 2010 comedy film Spork.
  7. Juju is a fictional character from the 1976 film How to Console Widows.
  8. Juju is a fictional character from the 1983 film Devil Fetus.
  9. Juju is a fictional character from the 2007 film Rockaway.
  10. Juju a.k.a. Jujú is a fictional film character.

Film

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

Music

  1. "Juju" is an 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 Siouxsie and the Banshees and was released in June 1981 through Polydor Records. The album spent seventeen weeks on the UK Albums Chart, peaking at number seven.
  3. "Juju" (1970) was the first album recorded by the rock band Gass and featured guitarist Peter Green, who had just left Fleetwood Mac at this time.
  4. "Juju": Bangla Band Chandrabindoo released their sixth studio album named Juju in 2003 under the EMI...
    • released in (11 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. Juju or Ju-Ju is a word of either West African or French origin used previously by Europeans to describe the traditional West African religion. The term Juju refers to the use of such objects and other things to perform a form of witchcraft.
  2. Juju is a service orchestration management tool developed by Canonical Ltd.. It is an open-source project hosted on Launchpad released under the Affero General Public License.

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 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 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 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 previewBrewbase Encyclopedia 2011-2012

by Larry Hatch

Juju. Beer. Brewed. with. Ginger. RATING: 4.0 Longmont, Colorado Here's a label to make even the most appreciative of Grateful Dead fans adoring. The psychodelic chartreuse, white, olive, and red label has a million flowers and one large ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Adolescence (2006)

by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Some ofthe masquerades are played just for fun and entertainment, whereas othermasquerades are infused with diabolic (juju) powers. When theymeetat festivals of masquerades they trythese powerson one another, which could be ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

JUJU, a West African word held by some authorities to be a corruption of Mandingo gm-gm, a charm. It is more generally ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

black oil, Colombian gold, dagga, dank, ditch weed, doobie, dopestick, gage, gangster, ganja, grass, griffa, hay, herb, hooch, kif, killer weed, kind green, M, marahoochie, Mary Jane, Maui wowie, jay, joint, juju, killer weed, mezz, michoacán, ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie Gordon Redfield

Jehu, ju-jitsu, juju, Khosru, Khufu, menu, Mem, Mu, Nu, ormolu, pan passu, parvenu, perdu, Peru, poilu, Shu, Timbuktu, Vishnu, zebu, Zulu Aqua,  ...

Google previewSleeping with the Dictionary (2002)

by Harryette Mullen

JarJar, Jo Jo, juju. Kiki, knock knock, Koko, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

igloo, imbrue, imbue, imu, into, IQ, issue, juju, karroo, kazoo, kerchoo, kudu, kung fu, kuru, lean-to, lulu, make-do, Manchu, rae- too, menu, mildew, milieu, miscue, misdo, muumuu, nephew, old shoe, one-two, onto, outdo, perdu, Peru, poilu, ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Anthropology (2002)

by Tim Ingold

Juju, A Social History ...

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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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