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There's a lot of dancing in football. You can see Victor Cruz doing a little bit of a cha-cha or samba move in the end zone. You can see Terrell Owens getting his popcorn ready. You can see Ochocinco doing the riverdance. But not so much when it comes to ballroom.
Emmitt Smith

Meaning of "cha-cha" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHA-CHA

cha-cha  [ˈtʃɑːtʃɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHA-CHA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cha-Cha is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHA-CHA


Aisha
ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː
Ayesha
ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː
beccaccia
beɪˈkɑːtʃɑː
buqsha
ˈbʊkʃɑː
cha
tʃɑː
cha-cha-cha
ˌtʃɑːtʃɑːˈtʃɑː
Changsha
ˈtʃæŋˈʃɑː
char
tʃɑː
charr
tʃɑː
Kermanshah
ˌkɜːmænˈʃɑː
kwacha
ˈkwɑːtʃɑː
morcha
ˈmɔːtʃɑː
mouchard
muːˈʃɑː
Padishah
ˈpɑːdɪˌʃɑː
Parashah
ˈpærəˌʃɑː
RECHAR
ˈriːtʃɑː
shah
ʃɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHA-CHA

cha
cha-cha-cha
chabazite
Chablis
chabouk
Chabrier
Chabrol
chachka
chack
chacma
Chaco
chaconne
chad
chadarim
Chadderton
Chadic
chadless
chado
chador
chadri

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHA-CHA

a la plancha
bacha
bachcha
betcha
cachucha
cancha
captcha
chicha
concha
dacha
datcha
gotcha
Halacha
kacha
La Mancha
Lepcha
lorcha
mocha
pacha
panocha

Synonyms and antonyms of cha-cha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cha-cha» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHA-CHA

Find out the translation of cha-cha to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cha-cha from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cha-cha» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

恰恰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cha- cha
570 millions of speakers

English

cha-cha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चा चा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشا تشا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ча-ча
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cha- cha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চা-চা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cha-cha
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cha-cha
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cha -cha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チャチャチャ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

차차차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cha-cha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cha-cha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சா-சா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चा-च्
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ça ça
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cha- cha
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cha - cha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ча- ча
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cha-cha
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cha - cha
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cha - cha
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cha - cha
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cha- cha
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cha-cha

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHA-CHA»

The term «cha-cha» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.095 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHA-CHA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cha-cha

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QUOTES WITH «CHA-CHA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cha-cha.
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Emmitt Smith
There's a lot of dancing in football. You can see Victor Cruz doing a little bit of a cha-cha or samba move in the end zone. You can see Terrell Owens getting his popcorn ready. You can see Ochocinco doing the riverdance. But not so much when it comes to ballroom.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHA-CHA»

Discover the use of cha-cha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cha-cha and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cook, Eat, Cha Cha Cha: Festive New World Recipes
As colorful as the restaurant itself, this unique, festive cookbook offers sixty terrific recipes for Cha Cha Cha's signature tapas and entrees (perfect for entertaining!), all accompanied by the stories, icons, and relics of Santeria, as ...
Philip Bellber, 1997
2
Cha-Cha Chimps
Counting and dancing go hand in hand at Mambo Jamba's, the place where hippos hokey-pokey and meerkats macarena and ten little chimps do the cha-cha-cha, until Mama Chip says, "Time for bed!"
Julia Durango, 2010
3
Dracula Cha Cha Cha: Anno Dracula 1959
From the author of ANNO DRACULA and THE BLOODY RED BARON comes this novel of horror and mystery, romance and intrigue.
Kim Newman, 2001
4
Cha Cha Cha
Zebra's Encore Republication Program continues with the reissue of Heller's auspicious fiction debut which blends sass and suspense.
Jane Heller, 2008
5
Hot Cha Cha!
When Maria finds the lost key to the city playground, soon children and adults alike are wrapped up in the hand-clapping, rope-jumping, high-swinging celebration.
Josephine Nobisso, 2009
6
From Bonbon to Cha-cha: Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words ...
Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases Andrew Delahunty. centrifuge ) chacun a son gout centrifuge /'sentrrfju:d5/ noun 8 verb E18 French (from Modern Latin centrifiigus centrifugal). A noun A machine with a rapidly rotating ...
Andrew Delahunty, 2008
7
Joe Cassidy and the Red Hot Cha-Cha
Following the violent death of her father, fourteen-year-old Diane struggles to adjust to life in South Africa where she discovers a secret about her friend which changes both their lives.
Janet Smith, 1994
8
Flesh Wounds and Purple Flowers: The Cha-Cha Years
Nominated for a Commonwealth Writers Prize, this extravagant and tragicomic novel is told in the musical lilt of Spanglish.
Francisco Ibañez-Carrasco, 2002
9
Funkeando la Clave: Influencias de Ritmos Afro-Cubanos Para ...
Ejemplo 3 — Aqui tenemos un cha-cha-cha con version Ejemplo 4 — Esta es una variation moderna de mo/a in mas de rock que se toca en el platillo con la bique "El ritmo de Luis" clave en la caja Dentro del contexto latino, el cha-cha- cha se ...
Robby Ameen, 1993
10
Dancing the Boom Cha Cha Boogie
As the three little murmels play in a leaky old arkel, a wild whirligig destroys their homeland and sets the arkel drifting towards an alien shore. While the shipwrecked murmels sleep, they are thrown into prison.
‎2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHA-CHA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cha-cha is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Cha-Cha-Cha of Content Marketing (Or How to Keep Your …
Even if you've never danced the Cha Cha, it's likely you've heard the ... Let's take a look at the cha-cha-cha of a content marketing, shall we? «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»
2
After 15 Years, Miami Finally Feels Like Home to Tiempo Libre
All those friends, all those cultures in one album, because in the other album, it's more about Cuba, about cha-cha-chá and songs about what ... «Miami New Times, Jul 15»
3
"Love Live!" Film 1st Insert Song CD Ranks 2nd in Weekly Chart
The top-selling single of the week is Johnny & Associates' boys idol group Sexy Zone's 9th single "Cha-Cha-Cha Champion" with 108,000 ... «Crunchyroll News, Jul 15»
4
Rumer Willis visits Boise Tuesday night for 'Dancing with the Stars …
Disco, cha-cha, waltz, tango — she excelled at them all, and the pair took the top prize handily. “Dancing through the season was incredible. «The Idaho Statesman, Jul 15»
5
10 things you might not know about former Cowboys running back …
He averaged 26.8 points out of 30 and received perfect scores from the judges on the Cha-cha, the Mambo, and the Samba. Smith returned to ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
6
Ex-LPRC Boss Talks Tough
... in the mansion you don't know what is going on in the corporation down there and you have no way knowing unless through cha-cha polay. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
7
New Play About the Tuskeegee Airmen Zooms in New Victory's …
13-29), a blend of ballet, flamenco, cha-cha, rumba, conga, bolero and salsa set to the vocal virtuosity and boisterous Latin rhythms of a live, ... «Playbill.com, Jul 15»
8
Dancing With the Stars goes '80s crazy as double elimination looms
Hayley Holt described Chrystal's cha-cha as the 'cheekiest' she'd ever seen. For the sixth week in a row, the country's best and most dearly ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
9
Dancing With the Stars: Chrystal Chenery just wants your extra time …
Chenery and partner Jonny Williams received a pair of 10s for their cha-cha to the Prince song Kiss for a near-perfect score of 29. Close behind ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
10
Amisha goes cha-cha-cha!
We hear that the actress is learning dances like salsa, jive, cha-cha-cha, samba, tango and waltz at her friend and Bollywood's renowned ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cha-Cha [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cha-cha>. Jan 2021 ».
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