soukous

[soo-koos]

Origin of soukous

1980–85; said to be < Lingala < French secouer to shake
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British Dictionary definitions for soukous

soukous

noun
  1. a style of African popular music that originated in Zaïre (now the Democratic Republic of Congo), characterized by syncopated rhythms and intricate contrasting guitar melodies

Word Origin for soukous

C20: perhaps from French secouer to shake
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