Definition of Ouija board™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Ouija board™

BrE BrE//ˈwiːdʒə bɔːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwiːdʒə bɔːrd//
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a board marked with letters of the alphabet and other signs, used in seances to receive messages said to come from people who are dead Word Originlate 19th cent.: Ouija from French oui ‘yes’ + German ja ‘yes’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Ouija board™