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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    also used as an adjective

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

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/10/2014


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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