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The New York Times editorial page is like a Ouija board that has only three answers, no matter what the question. The answers are: higher taxes, more restrictions on political speech and stricter gun control.
Ann Coulter

Meaning of "Ouija board" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OUIJA BOARD

From French oui yes + German ja yes.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OUIJA BOARD

Ouija board  [ˈwiːdʒə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUIJA BOARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ouija board is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OUIJA BOARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ouija

The Ouija board also known as a spirit board or talking board, is a flat board marked with the letters of the alphabet, the numbers 0–9, the words "yes", "no", "hello", and "goodbye", along with various symbols and graphics. It uses a planchette or movable indicator to indicate the spirit's message by spelling it out on the board during a séance. Participants place their fingers on the planchette, and it is moved about the board to spell out words. "Ouija" has become a trademark that is often used generically to refer to any talking board. Following its commercial introduction by businessman Elijah Bond on July 1, 1890, the Ouija board was regarded as a harmless parlor game unrelated to the occult until American Spiritualist Pearl Curran popularized its use as a divining tool during World War I. Mainstream religions and some occultists have associated use of a Ouija board with the concept of demonic possession, and view the use of the board as a spiritual threat and have cautioned their followers not to use a Ouija board. Despite being criticized by the scientific community and deemed demonic by Christians, Ouija remains popular among many people.

Definition of Ouija board in the English dictionary

The definition of Ouija board in the dictionary is ® a board on which are marked the letters of the alphabet. Answers to questions are spelt out by a pointer or glass held by the fingertips of the participants, and are supposedly formed by spiritual forces.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OUIJA BOARD


Abuja
əˈbuːdʒə
asperger
əˈspɜːdʒə
charger
ˈtʃɑːdʒə
diplegia
daɪˈpliːdʒə
Djaja
ˈdʒɑːdʒə
Khadijah
ˌkɑˈdiːdʒə
maharaja
ˌmɑːhəˈrɑːdʒə
merger
ˈmɜːdʒə
paraplegia
ˌpærəˈpliːdʒə
Perugia
pəˈruːdʒə
procedure
prəˈsiːdʒə
raja
ˈrɑːdʒə
rajah
ˈrɑːdʒə
recharger
riːˈtʃɑːdʒə
sieger
ˈsiːdʒə
supercharger
ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒə
supersedure
ˌsuːpəˈsiːdʒə
turbocharger
ˈtɜːbəʊˌtʃɑːdʒə
verdure
ˈvɜːdʒə
verger
ˈvɜːdʒə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUIJA BOARD

Oudh
Oudry
Ouessant
ought
oughtn´t
oughtness
ouguiya
Ouida
ouistiti
Oujda
Oulu
ouma
ounce
oundy
OUP
oupa
our
Our Father

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUIJA BOARD

aboard
billboard
board
bulletin board
cardboard
clipboard
dashboard
free on board
go by the board
keyboard
leaderboard
message board
motherboard
on board
onboard
outboard
overboard
secretary to the board
skateboard
snowboard
take on board

Synonyms and antonyms of Ouija board in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Ouija board» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUIJA BOARD

Find out the translation of Ouija board to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Ouija board from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Ouija board» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

占卜板
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ouija
570 millions of speakers

English

Ouija board
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Ouija बोर्ड
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ويجا مجلس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

доска для спиритических сеансов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tabuleiro Ouija
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আত্মা নামানোর ছক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oui-ja
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Papan Ouija
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ouija-Brett
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウイジャ盤
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위자 보드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ouija board
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Ban Ouija
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அட்சர பலகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Ouija बोर्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Oujiya tahtası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tavola Ouija
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tablica ouija
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Дошка для спіритичних сеансів
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ouija bord
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Πίνακας Ouija
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ouija bord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Ouija Board
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ouija board
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Ouija board

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUIJA BOARD»

The term «Ouija board» is regularly used and occupies the 87.974 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUIJA BOARD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Ouija board

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QUOTES WITH «OUIJA BOARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Ouija board.
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Ann Coulter
The New York Times editorial page is like a Ouija board that has only three answers, no matter what the question. The answers are: higher taxes, more restrictions on political speech and stricter gun control.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUIJA BOARD»

Discover the use of Ouija board in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Ouija board and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Aleister Crowley and the Ouija Board
This fascinating work combines a history of the Ouija Board, Crowley's writings on this device and practical advice on its proper use.
J. Edward Cornelius, 2005
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Jap Herron; a Novel Written from the Ouija Board; with an ...
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Emily Grant Hutchings, 2012
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The Ouija Board: A Doorway to the Occult
He traces the occult ancestry of the Ouija board and explores possible sources of messages, as well as Ouija's role in THE EXORCIST and themodern channeling movement.
Edmond C. Gruss, Edmond C. Board, 1994
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The New Black Magic and the Truth about the Ouija Board
This Is A New Release Of The Original 1919 Edition.
J Godfrey Raupert, 2014
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Ouija Answer Book: Look Into the Future. Have Fun!
Modeled after the classic Ouija board game, this fun answer book acts as a personal, portable diviner.
Hasbro (editor), Sterling Innovation, 2009
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The Light from Beyond: As Taken Over the Ouija Board
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
Katherine Mardon Davis, 2010
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How to Use the Ouija Board
This book, How to use the Ouija Board, is a very short to the point book on how to quickly and easily use the Ouija Board anytime and anywhere.
Kuriakos, 2008
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Ouija Board
D.A.R Knight. Suddenly she jumps to her feet, throws the paper cutting on the bureau, and dashes from the room. He gets up to follow her, but pauses to read the paper. 'Angry mother slays teenage daughter's lover. Mrs. Jenkins has been ...
D.A.R Knight
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Jap Herron, A Novel Written from the Ouija Board: Paranormal ...
The Apparition and the Apostrophe It isn't everyday you come upon a novel that has been channeled via the Ouija board. Oh, there are a few dozen out there, books channeled in Victorian parlors during séances by tightly corseted mediums  ...
Emily Grant Hutchings, Varla Ventura, 2011
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The new black magic and the truth about the ouija-board
physician stated that “the use of the ouija-board had brought about a state of dementia.” But lest anyone. should imagine that I am making my case too strong and that I am overstating the seriousness of the matter, I will quote what an American ...
J.G. Raupert

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUIJA BOARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Ouija board is used in the context of the following news items.
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Film Review: 'The Vatican Tapes'
... unmotivated hold on Angela's mind and body (no one messes around with a Ouija board here), but also the psychic power it exerts on those ... «Variety, Jul 15»
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One in three Brits claim they have encountered a ghost, survey shows
One in 10 surveyed had reached out to a dead family member with a ouija board or tarot cards. Related articles. 'We've predicted terror attacks' ... «Daily Star, Jul 15»
3
Rock star Alice Cooper is ready to shock Paso Robles
(Contrary to legend, the group didn't stumble upon the name “Alice Cooper” during a Ouija board session; they took the name of a character on ... «The San Luis Obispo Tribune, Jul 15»
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Are Fukushima's mutant daisies a wonder or a warning?
After much drinking and pot smoking, they break out the Ouija board, · 3.. Electric Daisy Carnival EDC 2015: Day 3 Now watching Up next. «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
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The Paranormal Conspiracy: The Truth about Ghosts, Aliens and …
The Ouija board doesn't work for me, I've never seen a UFO, and though I go hiking in the mountains almost every weekend, I've never run ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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KAB and The Ad Council reveal 'I Want To Be Recycled' video …
Only the Ouija board knows for sure. Third place – Let's Make Soap. The story of Samir Lakhani, a 22-year-old Pittsburgh student and his ... «Recycling Today, Jul 15»
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Why Springfield detectives say they believe “Two Sword Ronnie …
He left a Ouija board on another neighbor's doorstep, they said. They told police Cottle was looking frail and sickly, and his physical and mental ... «The Register-Guard, Jul 15»
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Mark Neveldine on 'The Vatican Tapes,' Remaking 'The Warriors …
But I liked that there wasn't a Ouija board, there wasn't a demonized pendant. Simply, Angela's sin — you always need a sin — her sin was that ... «ScreenCrush, Jul 15»
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Amid epic drought, California farmers turn to water witches
Like how some people can run a Ouija board. You either have it or you don't.” — Marc Mondavi. The severity of the latest drought has raised ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
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What's Behind Our Fascination And Fear Of Ouija Boards?
In 1891, the Ouija board was introduced to stores around the country as ... and friends who are using the Ouija board in an upstairs bedrooom. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ouija board [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ouija-board>. Nov 2020 ».
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