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Mumbo Jumbo

Mum´bo Jum´bo
n.1.Among the Mandingos of the western Sudan, a bugbear by means of which the women are terrified and disciplined by societies of the men, one of whom assumes a masquerade for the purpose; hence, loosely, any Negro idol, fetish, or bugaboo.
2.An object of superstitious homage and fear.
3.Incomprehensible or senseless language, usually intended to avoid answering plainly, confuse a listener, or obscure an issue.
4.Language so arcane or obscure as to be unintelligible to the listener.
Noun1.mumbo jumbo - language that is unnecessarily difficult to understand
2.mumbo jumbo - a state of confusion; ritual accompanied by complicated and purposeless activity that obscures and confuses; "he engaged in the hugger-mugger of international finance"
Synonyms: hugger-mugger
Mumbo Jumbo, abracadabra, absurdity, amorphousness, amphigory, amulet, anagoge, anagogics, anthroposophy, argot, babble, babblement, balderdash, bibble-babble, blabber, blather, bogey, bogeyman, boggart, bogle, bombast, booger, boogerman, boogeyman, bug, bugaboo, bugbear, bugger, cabala, cabalism, cant, charm, claptrap, conjuration, dark, darkness, double-talk, drivel, drool, escamotage, esotericism, esoterics, esoterism, esotery, fee-faw-fum, fetish, fiddle-faddle, fiddledeedee, flummery, fog, fogginess, folderol, fudge, fustian, fuzziness, fylfot, gabble, galimatias, gammadion, gammon, gibber, gibberish, gibble-gabble, gobbledygook, good-luck charm, hanky-panky, hocus-pocus, hokey-pokey, hoodoo, humbug, incantation, indeterminateness, indistinctness, jabber, jargon, jiggery-pokery, jugglery, juggling, juju, legerdemain, lingo, love charm, lucky bean, lucky piece, madstone, magic formula, magic words, mascot, mist, mistiness, monkey business, mummery, murk, murkiness, mystery, mysticism, mystification, narrishkeit, niaiserie, nonsense, obeah, obfuscation, obscurantism, obscuration, obscurity, occultism, opacity, open sesame, pack of nonsense, palaver, patois, patter, periapt, perplexity, philter, phraseology, phylactery, prate, prattle, prestidigitation, rant, rigamarole, rigmarole, rodomontade, rubbish, scarab, scarabaeus, scarabee, scatology, shapelessness, skimble-skamble, slang, sleight of hand, stuff and nonsense, stultiloquence, sudarium, swastika, symbolics, symbolism, taboo language, talisman, trash, trickery, trumpery, twaddle, twattle, twiddle-twaddle, unclarity, unclearness, unplainness, vagueness, vaporing, vernacular, veronica, vocabulary, voodoo, vulgar language, waffling, whammy, yoga, yogeeism, yogism
Translate Mumbo Jumbo to German
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mumble mode
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