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cha-cha-cha

(ˌtʃɑːtʃɑːˈtʃɑː) or

cha-cha

n
1. (Dancing) a Latin-American ballroom dance with small steps and swaying hip movements
2. (Music, other) a piece of music composed for this dance
vb (intr)
(Dancing) to perform this dance
[C20: from American (Cuban) Spanish]

cha-cha-cha


Past participle: cha-cha-chaed
Gerund: cha-cha-chaing

Imperative
cha-cha-cha
cha-cha-cha
Present
I cha-cha-cha
you cha-cha-cha
he/she/it cha-cha-chas
we cha-cha-cha
you cha-cha-cha
they cha-cha-cha
Preterite
I cha-cha-chaed
you cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it cha-cha-chaed
we cha-cha-chaed
you cha-cha-chaed
they cha-cha-chaed
Present Continuous
I am cha-cha-chaing
you are cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it is cha-cha-chaing
we are cha-cha-chaing
you are cha-cha-chaing
they are cha-cha-chaing
Present Perfect
I have cha-cha-chaed
you have cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it has cha-cha-chaed
we have cha-cha-chaed
you have cha-cha-chaed
they have cha-cha-chaed
Past Continuous
I was cha-cha-chaing
you were cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it was cha-cha-chaing
we were cha-cha-chaing
you were cha-cha-chaing
they were cha-cha-chaing
Past Perfect
I had cha-cha-chaed
you had cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it had cha-cha-chaed
we had cha-cha-chaed
you had cha-cha-chaed
they had cha-cha-chaed
Future
I will cha-cha-cha
you will cha-cha-cha
he/she/it will cha-cha-cha
we will cha-cha-cha
you will cha-cha-cha
they will cha-cha-cha
Future Perfect
I will have cha-cha-chaed
you will have cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it will have cha-cha-chaed
we will have cha-cha-chaed
you will have cha-cha-chaed
they will have cha-cha-chaed
Future Continuous
I will be cha-cha-chaing
you will be cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it will be cha-cha-chaing
we will be cha-cha-chaing
you will be cha-cha-chaing
they will be cha-cha-chaing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cha-cha-chaing
you have been cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it has been cha-cha-chaing
we have been cha-cha-chaing
you have been cha-cha-chaing
they have been cha-cha-chaing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cha-cha-chaing
you will have been cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it will have been cha-cha-chaing
we will have been cha-cha-chaing
you will have been cha-cha-chaing
they will have been cha-cha-chaing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cha-cha-chaing
you had been cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it had been cha-cha-chaing
we had been cha-cha-chaing
you had been cha-cha-chaing
they had been cha-cha-chaing
Conditional
I would cha-cha-cha
you would cha-cha-cha
he/she/it would cha-cha-cha
we would cha-cha-cha
you would cha-cha-cha
they would cha-cha-cha
Past Conditional
I would have cha-cha-chaed
you would have cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it would have cha-cha-chaed
we would have cha-cha-chaed
you would have cha-cha-chaed
they would have cha-cha-chaed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cha-cha-cha - a modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips
ballroom dance, ballroom dancing - any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
Translations

cha-cha-cha

[ˈtʃɑːtʃɑːˈtʃɑː] Ncha-cha-chá m
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