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Meaning of ABRACADABRA

Pronunciation:  `abruku'dabru

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  gibberish and nonsense
 

ABRACADABRA is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: gibber, gibberish

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab`ra*ca*dab"ra\, n. [L. Of unknown origin.]
A mystical word or collocation of letters written as in the
figure. Worn on an amulet it was supposed to ward off fever.
At present the word is used chiefly in jest to denote
something without meaning; jargon.

 

 

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