cachucha

[ kuh-choo-chuh; Spanish kah-choo-chah ]
/ kəˈtʃu tʃə; Spanish kɑˈtʃu tʃɑ /
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noun, plural ca·chu·chas [kuh-choo-chuh z; Spanish kah-choo-chahs] /kəˈtʃu tʃəz; Spanish kɑˈtʃu tʃɑs/.

an Andalusian dance resembling the bolero.
the music for this dance.

Nearby words

  1. cachexy,
  2. cachinnate,
  3. cachinnation,
  4. cachoeiro do itapemirim,
  5. cachou,
  6. cacimbo,
  7. cacique,
  8. caciquism,
  9. cack,
  10. cack-handed

Origin of cachucha

1830–40; < Spanish: perhaps literally, fragment; of obscure origin

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British Dictionary definitions for cachucha

cachucha

/ (kəˈtʃuːtʃə) /

noun

a graceful Spanish solo dance in triple time
music composed for this dance

Word Origin for cachucha

C19: from Spanish

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