cha-cha-cha


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to cha-cha-cha: tango

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Anton du Beke's not used to being criticised and he was rather deflated when we told him off for his cha-cha-cha routine" Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood on the dancer who partners Katie Derham in the show "Paddy Ashdown is the new president of the Keep Britain in the EU campaign.
ant & dec's saturday night takeaway ITV 7pm There will be chat and cha-cha-cha on the awardwinning entertainment show when Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace perform.
The events also included such dance styles as slow waltz, tango, Viennese waltz, slow foxtrot, samba, cha-cha-cha, rumba, and other.
The night kicked off with Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff performing Cha-cha-cha to "Satisfactions (I Can't Get No)" by Cyndi Lauper.
THE Duchess of Cornwall swapped Charles for a cha-cha-cha yesterday as she stepped in as a guest judge for Strictly Come Dancing.
And we'll get to see if those first impressions were right, or woefully wide of the mark, as he joins Alex Jones, Anita Dobson, Audley Harrison, Robbie Savage, Dan Lobb and Lulu on the dance floor to perform a waltz or a cha-cha-cha.
Latin GRAMMY Award-Winning Artist Luis Fonsi Led Hundreds in the Cha-Cha-Cha for Charity
00pm) Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly host as seven of the couples perform a waltz or a cha-cha-cha in the first live show, before the remaining contestants take to the floor tomorrow night.
The last thing in the world Bristol wants is to look up from her cha-cha-cha and see his big goofy grin looking at her," the New York Post quoted a family friend as telling the Hollywood gossip website.
The 10th season opener of the ballroom dancing show was the most-watched television program of Monday night, broadcaster ABC said, fueled by a gossip-worthy cast of celebrities trying their hand at the Viennese waltz and the Cha-cha-cha.
Eighteen Year 11 Shelley College pupils took part in a charity Strictly Come Dancing event, performing the salsa and the cha-cha-cha.
Six couples will attempt to train six couples to perform the waltz or cha-cha-cha and then perform at the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool.