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lose your mojo

If someone loses their mojo, they become less successful, happy, or energetic. The singer has long ago lost his mojo. Note: Mojo is used in many other structures to mean the state of being successful, happy, and energetic. `I've got my mojo back,' Nolan said yesterday. How can I get my mojo working again and convince the women in my life that I'm still attractive? Note: The word `mojo' is from an African-American dialect and it refers to witchcraft or magic.
See also: lose, mojo


1. n. magic or spells. (Assumed to originate with African slaves. Very old.) The old lady was said to possess powerful “mojo” which the others feared her for.
2. n. power; charisma. She seemed to radiate a penetrating mojo that made her easy to deal with.
3. n. sex appeal; sex drive. Man, does he have mojo to spare!
4. n. heroin; morphine; cannabis. (see also on the mojo.) Why don’t you try to kick the mojo?
5. n. a narcotics addict. (Drugs.) These mojos will rob you blind if you don’t keep an eye on them.

on the mojo

mod. addicted to morphine; using morphine. (see also mojo.) How long you been on the mojo?
See also: mojo, on
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