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Etymology:

Uncertain. It has been suggested that "woo woo" is intended to imitate the eerie background music of sci-fi/horror films and television shows.


Noun:

woo woo (plural woo woos) (slang) A person readily accepting supernatural, paranormal, occult, or pseudoscientific phenomena, or emotion-based beliefs and explanations. That reporter is a bit of a woo woo. (slang) Those beliefs. He is really into all that woo woo. Erikson Physocialsocial Stages Social work has gotten distinctly woo-woo lately. There's a lot of endorsement of quackery. I think that might be because the social work profession has attracted a lot of people who don't want to do science, or maybe because there is a big market for woo-woo stuff. An alcoholic cocktail consisting of peach schnapps, vodka and cranberry juice. (childish) the sound of a fire truck, ambulance, or police truck's siren.


Adjective:

Adjective woo woo (comparative more woo woo, superlative most woo woo) (slang) Supernatural, unrealistic. He made a living out of woo woo beliefs. (slang) Describing a person readily accepting supernatural, paranormal, occult, or pseudoscientific phenomena, or emotion-based beliefs and explanations. Pert is a talented scientist who went woo woo many years ago for reasons I don’t have time to go into here.


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