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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    superstitious or irrational beliefs, such as the belief that it is possible to talk to dead people

    The Skeptic's Dictionary has several hundred examples of mystical, spiritual, irrational, pseudoscientific, or anti-scientific New Age beliefs that many skeptics consider to be woo-woo.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/10/2014
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    2
    also used as an adjective

    This may all sound a bit woo-woo, but...

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/10/2014
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