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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Kimbundu
Origin: nzumbi 'spirit of a dead person'

zombie

noun
     
Related topics: Computers
zom‧bie [countable]
1 informal someone who moves very slowly and does not seem to be thinking about what they are doing, especially because they are very tired:
I walked around like a zombie for most of the day.
2ROMRR a dead person whose body is made to move by magic, according to some African and Caribbean religions

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