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A rhythmic ballroom dance that originated in Latin America.
intr.v. cha-chaed, cha-cha·ing, cha-chas
To perform this dance.
[American Spanish chachachá, of imitative origin.]
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n., pl. -chas,
1. a rhythmic ballroom dance of Latin American origin based upon a quick three-step movement.v.i.
2. to dance the cha-cha.
[1950–55; < Cuban Sp cha-cha-cha, probably imitative of the musical accompaniment]
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Past participle: cha-chaed
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|Noun||1.||cha-cha - a modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips|
|Verb||1.||cha-cha - dance the cha-cha|
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cha-cha[ˈtʃɑːtʃɑː] n → cha-cha-cha m
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