Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A rhythmic ballroom dance that originated in Latin America.
  • intransitive verb To perform this dance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a modern ballroom dance from Latin America; it uses two slow steps followed by three quick small steps, with swaying movements of the hips, and has many variations of movements based on that rhythm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A ballroom dance to a Latin American rhythm.
  • noun The music for this dance.
  • verb intransitive To dance the cha-cha.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb dance the cha-cha
  • noun a modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[American Spanish chachachá, of imitative origin.]

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