Definition of voodooist in US English:

voodooist

noun

  • See voodoo

    • ‘Savannah's port-city origins (it lies on the Savannah River, just inland from the Atlantic Ocean) incorporate an early population of colonists, slaves, voodooists, sailors, traders and pirates with unique social and religious beliefs.’
    • ‘Very little is known about Pritchard, Marie Laveau, or any other 19 th-century voodooists.’
    • ‘The Beninois are deeply proud of their imperial past and their religious traditions, especially the worship of the vodun, or mysteries, which have inspired similar faiths among millions in the New World, from the voodooists of Haiti to practitioners of candomble in Brazil and santeria in Cuba.’
    • ‘There's a quite effective twist ending where the identity of the real voodooist is revealed, even if this doesn't really make sense in terms of motivation.’
    • ‘To a voodooist, what a Christian might refer to as the soul, comes in two parts.’

Pronunciation

voodooist

/-ist/