Definition of "zombi" []

  • A person who is or appears to be lifeless, apathetic, or totally lacking in independent judgment; automaton (noun)
  • A supernatural spirit that reanimates a dead body (noun)
  • A corpse brought to life in this manner (noun)
  • The snake god of voodoo cults in the West Indies, esp Haiti, and in scattered areas of the southern US (noun)
  • The python god revered in parts of West Africa (noun)
  • A piece of computer code that instructs an infected computer to send a virus on to other computer systems (noun)
  • Someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • (voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body (noun)
  • A god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies (noun)
  • A dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force (noun)
  • Several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "zombi" in a sentence
  • "Yet despite his years of research, the only evidence that implicated datura was the fact that the plant was called the zombi’s cucumber."
  • "For Narcisse, a zombi was a being without will, on the very frontier of the natural world, an entity that could manifest itself as either spirit or human."
  • "With Indy, they approached me with the idea of Jones and zombies -- and they liked the "zombi" spelling."