HyperDic: rhumba

English > 4 senses of the word rhumba:
NOUNcommunicationrhumba, rumbasyncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba
actrhumba, rumbaa folk dance in duple time that originated in Cuba with Spanish and African elements
actrhumba, rumbaa ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance
VERBmotionrhumba, rumbadance the rhumba
English > rhumba: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningsyncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba.
Synonymrumba
Broaderdance musicMusic to dance to
Spanishrumba
Catalanrumba
Verbsrhumbadance the rhumba
English > rhumba: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA folk dance in duple time that originated in Cuba with Spanish and African elements; features complex footwork and violent movement.
Synonymrumba
Broaderfolk dancing, folk danceA style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)
Spanishrumba
Catalanrumba
English > rhumba: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance.
Synonymrumba
Broaderballroom dancing, ballroom danceAny of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
Spanishrumba
Catalanrumba
English > rhumba: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningdance the rhumba.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue rhumba
Synonymrumba
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Spanishbailar rumba, rumbear
Nounsrhumbasyncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba

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