Definition of soukous
: popular guitar-driven dance music created in the Democratic Republic of the Congo under the influence of Cuban rumba
Origin and Etymology of soukous
African French (of Brazzaville and Kinshasa) soucous, soukous, a dance popular in the late 1960s, alteration of French secousse jolt, jerk
First Known Use: 1982See Words from the same year
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