cha-cha

noun
\ ˈchä-(ˌ)chä How to pronounce cha-cha (audio) \

Definition of cha-cha

: a fast rhythmic ballroom dance of Latin American origin with a basic pattern of three steps and a shuffle

First Known Use of cha-cha

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cha-cha

American Spanish cha-cha-cha

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“Cha-cha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cha-cha. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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cha-cha

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cha-cha

: a fast dance from Latin America

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