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- n. cha-cha
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- n. same as cha-cha.
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- n. a modern ballroom dance from Latin America; small steps and swaying movements of the hips
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"It's all about the look and absolutely no dancing whatsoever: six-eighths of just standing while Ola dances around you isn't what I'd call a cha-cha-cha."
The same way that North American big band jazz is closely intertwined with popular dance music, Latin Jazz does a perennial cha-cha-cha back-and-forth with salsa and mambo and other terpsichorean forms.
Being with Michael was an emotional cha-cha-cha; every time we stepped forward together, we marched just as quickly backward.
Lulu managed to perform a cha-cha-cha that consisted of walking and sass, the dance steps apparently awol.
On Saturday night, Robbie and his partner Ola were tasked with performing the cha-cha-cha, a dance of Cuban origin that apparently involves a bewildered looking man in a black rhinestone-studded hoodie standing ram-rod straight and occasionally flapping his arms about, while his partner gyrates suggestively around him in a manner not dissimilar to a naked Britt Ekland on the other side of Edward Woodward's hotel‑room wall in The Wicker Man.
Considering he has only three weeks of training and one cha-cha-cha under his sequinned belt, it would be easy to make fun of Robbie's maiden excursion on Strictly, so that is exactly what we will do.
Nancy and Edwina could go either way – when I try to imagine either of them showing the judges their cha-cha-cha hips, my head starts hurting and I have to think about something else.
America has always loved Latin American dance music – from tango to cha-cha-cha to bossa nova – but none of these crazes were quite as big as mambo.
He belongs on Dancing with the Stars -- where he will make some really smart moves with the quick step and cha-cha-cha (no Michael Bolton he) but not in the mayor's office.
It too had a long run, finally being supplanted in the late 1950s with the short-lived cha-cha-cha, the last of the popular Cuban musical imports.