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Definition of "cha-cha" [cha-cha]

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cha-cha" in a sentence
  • "The workouts here each feature one Latin dance style -- cha-cha, salsa, merengue, samba or rhumba."
  • "You learn moves derived from the cha-cha, samba and jive, Ross says."
  • "The cha-cha — making it straight-legged and technically perfect."