cueca

noun
cue·​ca | \ ˈkwākə\
plural -s

Definition of cueca 

: a South American especially Chilean courtship dance

called also zamacueca

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for cueca

American Spanish, short for zamacueca

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cueca

Dictionary Entries near cueca

cue ball

cue-bid

cue bid

cueca

cue card

cued speech

cueist

Statistics for cueca

Look-up Popularity

Comments on cueca

What made you want to look up cueca? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

involving abstract or general statements

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Liar, Liar Quiz

  • alt-5761dbe2ba986
  • Someone who pretends to be sick in order to avoid work is a:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!