macarena

[ mah-kuh-rey-nuh, ‐ren-uh ]
/ ˌmɑ kəˈreɪ nə, ‐ˈrɛn ə /

noun

(often initial capital letter) a dance performed in a group line or solo and following a rhythmic pattern of arm, hand, and hip movements in time to a Spanish song.

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Origin of macarena

1990–95; <Spanish: feminine of macareno boaster, braggart
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