Definitions

Websters definition of “zombie”

Main Entry:
zom·bie Listen to the pronunciation of zombie
Variant(s):
also zom·bi Listen to the pronunciation of zombi \ˈzäm-bē\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Louisiana Creole or Haitian Creole zonbi, of Bantu origin; akin to Kimbundu nzúmbe ghost
Date:
circa 1871

1usually zombi a: the supernatural power that according to voodoo belief may enter into and reanimate a dead body b: a will-less and speechless human in the West Indies capable only of automatic movement who is held to have died and been supernaturally reanimated2 a: a person held to resemble the so-called walking dead; especially : automaton b: a person markedly strange in appearance or behavior3: a mixed drink made of several kinds of rum, liqueur, and fruit juice
— zom·bie·like Listen to the pronunciation of zombielike \-bē-ˌlīk\ adjective

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