rhumba

Definitions of rhumba
  1. noun
    a folk dance in duple time that originated in Cuba with Spanish and African elements; features complex footwork and violent movement
    synonyms: rumba
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    type of:
    folk dance, folk dancing
    a style of dancing that originated among ordinary people (not in the royal courts)
  2. noun
    a ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance
    synonyms: rumba
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    type of:
    ballroom dance, ballroom dancing
    any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom
  3. noun
    syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba
    synonyms: rumba
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    type of:
    dance music
    music to dance to
  4. verb
    dance the rhumba
    synonyms: rumba
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    type of:
    dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
    move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
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