Definition of moko jumby in English:

moko jumby

noun

Caribbean
  • A traditional character in a masquerade, representing a tall robed spirit of (originally) West African legend, and played by a male dancer on high stilts who wears a brightly coloured, sometimes female costume.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Port of Spain Gazette. Apparently from Moko + jumby.

Pronunciation

moko jumby

/ˈməʊkəʊ ˌdʒʌmbi//ˈmɒkəʊ ˌdʒʌmbi/