Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Ouija board”

Ouija board

noun [C]     /ˈwiː.dʒəˌbɔːd/ US  /-ˌbɔːrd/ trademark
a board printed with letters of the alphabet and numbers, which people use in the belief that it will help them receive messages from people who are deadSouls, spirits and ghosts
(Definition of Ouija board noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of Ouija board

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Souls, spirits & ghosts, but you might be interested in these topics from the The supernatural, mythology & legend topic area:

Translations of “Ouija board”

Word of the Day

beneficiary

a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More