Definition of Zombie

1. Noun. A dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force.

2. Noun. (voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body.
Exact synonyms: Zombi, Zombi Spirit, Zombie Spirit
Category relationships: Hoodooism, Vodoun, Voodoo, Voodooism
Generic synonyms: Disembodied Spirit, Spirit

3. Noun. A god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies.
Exact synonyms: Snake God, Zombi
Generic synonyms: Deity, Divinity, God, Immortal

4. Noun. Someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way. "Only an automaton wouldn't have noticed"
Exact synonyms: Automaton, Zombi
Generic synonyms: Anomaly, Unusual Person
Derivative terms: Automatic, Automatise, Automatize

5. Noun. Several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur.
Exact synonyms: Zombi
Terms within: Rum
Generic synonyms: Highball

Definition of Zombie

1. Noun. A snake god or fetish in religions of West Africa and elsewhere. ¹

2. Noun. (context: voodoo superstition) A person, usually undead, animated by unnatural forces (such as magic), with no soul or will of his/her own. ¹

3. Noun. (fiction horror) A deceased person who becomes reanimate to attack the living. ¹

4. Noun. (figuratively) An apathetic person. ¹

5. Noun. (figuratively) A human being in a state of extreme mental exhaustion. ¹

6. Noun. An information worker who has signed a nondisclosure agreement.[ ''EE Times'', "Beware 'zombie' clauses," 2 Aug., 2004] ¹

7. Noun. (computing) A process or task which has terminated but was not removed from the list of processes, typically because it has child processes that have not yet terminated. ¹

8. Noun. (computing) A computer affected by malware which causes it to do whatever the attacker wants it to do without the user's knowledge. ¹

9. Noun. A cocktail of rum and fruit juices. ¹

10. Noun. (Canada historical derogatory) Nickname for a conscripted member of the Canadian military during World War II who was assigned to home defence rather than to combat in Europe.''The Canadian Encyclopedia'', 2nd edition, Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton Canada, 1988. See "National Resources Mobilization Act," p. 1433. ¹

11. Noun. (philosophy) A hypothetical person who lacks self awareness. ¹

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Definition of Zombie

1. a will-less human capable only of automatic movement [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Zombie

zoledronic acid
zombi spirit
zombie (current term)
zombie bank
zombie banks
zombie out
zombie process
zombie processes
zombie spirit
zombied out
zombies out

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