HyperDic: rumba

English > 4 senses of the word rumba:
NOUNcommunicationrumba, rhumbasyncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba
actrumba, rhumbaa folk dance in duple time that originated in Cuba with Spanish and African elements
actrumba, rhumbaa ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance
VERBmotionrumba, rhumbadance the rhumba
English > rumba: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningsyncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba.
Synonymrhumba
Broaderdance musicMusic to dance to
Spanishrumba
Catalanrumba
English > rumba: 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.
Synonymrhumba
Broaderfolk dancing, folk danceA style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)
Spanishrumba
Catalanrumba
English > rumba: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance.
Synonymrhumba
Broaderballroom dancing, ballroom danceAny of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
Spanishrumba
Catalanrumba
English > rumba: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningdance the rhumba.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymrhumba
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Spanishbailar rumba, rumbear

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