meaning of abracadabra

abracadabra meaning in General Dictionary

A mystical word or collocation of letters written such as the figure used on an amulet it was designed to reduce the chances of temperature currently the phrase can be used chiefly in jest to denote anything without indicating jargon

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  • gibberish and nonsense
  • A mystical term or collocation of letters written as when you look at the figure. Worn on an amulet it absolutely was likely to reduce the chances of fever. At present the word is used mainly in jest to denote one thing without definition; jargon.

abracadabra meaning in Etymology Dictionary

magical formula, 1690s, from Latin (Q. Severus Sammonicus, 2c.), from belated Greek Abraxas, cabalistic or gnostic name when it comes to supreme god, and so a word of power. It absolutely was written call at a triangle shape and used all over throat to reduce the chances of sickness, etc. Another magical word, from a mid-15c. writing, had been ananizapta.


abracadabra meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A mystical word or collocation of letters written such as the figure. Worn on an amulet it absolutely was expected to prevent fever. Currently your message can be used chiefly in jest to denote one thing without definition; jargon.