zapateo

noun
za·​pa·​teo | \ ˌzä-pə-ˈtā-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce zapateo (audio) , ˌsä- \
plural zapateos

Definition of zapateo

First Known Use of zapateo

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zapateo

Spanish, from zapatear

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The first known use of zapateo was in 1922

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“Zapateo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zapateo. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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