Definition of witch doctor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


witch doctor

BrE BrE//ˈwɪtʃ dɒktə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪtʃ dɑːktər//
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(especially in Africa) a person who is believed to have special magic powers that can be used to heal people compare medicine man
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: witch doctor