Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » O » O ... Obi

OBEAH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does obeah mean? 

OBEAH (noun)
  The noun OBEAH has 1 sense:

1. a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas

  Familiarity information: OBEAH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OBEAH (noun)


Sense 1obeah [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

obeah; obi

Hypernyms ("obeah" is a kind of...):

cult; cultus; religious cult (a system of religious beliefs and rituals)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"To each his own." (English proverb)

"Each bird loves to hear himself sing." (Native American proverb, Arapaho)

"No crowd ever waited at the gates of patience." (Arabic proverb)

"Be patient with a bad neighbor. Maybe he’ll leave or a disaster will take him out." (Egyptian proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0373 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: