Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun(in phrase put the mozz on) Australian informal
Exert a malign influence on (someone); jinx.
- After last night's lusty results, dealers and buyers would be unwilling to speculate for fear of putting the mozz on the market.
- Didn't want to put the mozz on you Anto!
- Whoever put the mozz on King Tut's Tomb should have done a refresher course in cursing, because something went horribly wrong with this one.
1920s: abbreviation of mozzle.
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