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Meaning of "cha-cha-cha" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHA-CHA-CHA

From American (Cuban) Spanish.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHA-CHA-CHA

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

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cha-Cha-Cha is a verb and can also act as 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.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb cha-cha-cha in English.

WHAT DOES CHA-CHA-CHA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cha-cha-cha

Cha cha cha or Cha Cha Cha may refer to: ▪ Cha-cha-cha, a 1964 Bollywood film ▪ Cha-cha-chá, a style of Cuban dance music ▪ Cha-cha-cha, a Latin American dance ▪ "Cha Cha Cha", a 1989 song by hip hop artist MC Lyte ▪ Cha Cha Cha, an album by the band EMF ▪ Cha Cha Cha, a 2013 Italian crime film ▪ Cha Cha Cha, a TV show from Argentina ▪ Cha Cha Cha Films, a film production company ▪ It may also refer to the 'Cha Cha Cha' civil disobedience campaign staged during the run-up to independence in Northern Rhodesia, now the country of Zambia ▪ The Cha Cha Cha Township, a shopping centre in rural Zimbabwe...

Definition of cha-cha-cha in the English dictionary

The first definition of cha-cha-cha in the dictionary is a Latin-American ballroom dance with small steps and swaying hip movements. Other definition of cha-cha-cha is a piece of music composed for this dance. Cha-Cha-Cha is also to perform this dance.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CHA-CHA-CHA

PRESENT

Present
I cha-cha-cha
you cha-cha-cha
he/she/it cha-cha-chas
we cha-cha-cha
you cha-cha-cha
they cha-cha-cha
Present continuous
I am cha-cha-chaing
you are cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it is cha-cha-chaing
we are cha-cha-chaing
you are cha-cha-chaing
they are cha-cha-chaing
Present perfect
I have cha-cha-chaed
you have cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it has cha-cha-chaed
we have cha-cha-chaed
you have cha-cha-chaed
they have cha-cha-chaed
Present perfect continuous
I have been cha-cha-chaing
you have been cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it has been cha-cha-chaing
we have been cha-cha-chaing
you have been cha-cha-chaing
they have been cha-cha-chaing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I cha-cha-chaed
you cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it cha-cha-chaed
we cha-cha-chaed
you cha-cha-chaed
they cha-cha-chaed
Past continuous
I was cha-cha-chaing
you were cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it was cha-cha-chaing
we were cha-cha-chaing
you were cha-cha-chaing
they were cha-cha-chaing
Past perfect
I had cha-cha-chaed
you had cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it had cha-cha-chaed
we had cha-cha-chaed
you had cha-cha-chaed
they had cha-cha-chaed
Past perfect continuous
I had been cha-cha-chaing
you had been cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it had been cha-cha-chaing
we had been cha-cha-chaing
you had been cha-cha-chaing
they had been cha-cha-chaing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will cha-cha-cha
you will cha-cha-cha
he/she/it will cha-cha-cha
we will cha-cha-cha
you will cha-cha-cha
they will cha-cha-cha
Future continuous
I will be cha-cha-chaing
you will be cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it will be cha-cha-chaing
we will be cha-cha-chaing
you will be cha-cha-chaing
they will be cha-cha-chaing
Future perfect
I will have cha-cha-chaed
you will have cha-cha-chaed
he/she/it will have cha-cha-chaed
we will have cha-cha-chaed
you will have cha-cha-chaed
they will have cha-cha-chaed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been cha-cha-chaing
you will have been cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it will have been cha-cha-chaing
we will have been cha-cha-chaing
you will have been cha-cha-chaing
they will have been cha-cha-chaing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would cha-cha-cha
you would cha-cha-cha
he/she/it would cha-cha-cha
we would cha-cha-cha
you would cha-cha-cha
they would cha-cha-cha
Conditional continuous
I would be cha-cha-chaing
you would be cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it would be cha-cha-chaing
we would be cha-cha-chaing
you would be cha-cha-chaing
they would be cha-cha-chaing
Conditional perfect
I would have cha-cha-cha
you would have cha-cha-cha
he/she/it would have cha-cha-cha
we would have cha-cha-cha
you would have cha-cha-cha
they would have cha-cha-cha
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been cha-cha-chaing
you would have been cha-cha-chaing
he/she/it would have been cha-cha-chaing
we would have been cha-cha-chaing
you would have been cha-cha-chaing
they would have been cha-cha-chaing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you cha-cha-cha
we let´s cha-cha-cha
you cha-cha-cha
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to cha-cha-cha
Past participle
cha-cha-chaed
Present Participle
cha-cha-chaing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHA-CHA-CHA


Aisha
ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː
Ayesha
ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː
beccaccia
beɪˈkɑːtʃɑː
buqsha
ˈbʊkʃɑː
cha
tʃɑː
cha-cha
ˈtʃɑːtʃɑː
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-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-cha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cha-cha-cha» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHA-CHA-CHA

Find out the translation of cha-cha-cha to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cha-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-cha» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

恰恰察
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cha- cha- cha
570 millions of speakers

English

cha-cha-cha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चा चा चा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشا تشا تشا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ча-ча -ча
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cha- cha- cha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চা-চা-চা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cha-cha -cha
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cha-cha-cha
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cha -cha -cha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チャチャチャ茶
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

차 - 차 - 차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cha-cha-cha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cha-cha -cha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சா-சா-சா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चा-च-च
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Cha-Cha-Cha
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cha- cha- cha
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cha - cha - cha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ча- ча- ча
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cha - cha-cha
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cha - cha - cha
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cha - cha - cha
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cha - cha - cha
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cha- cha - cha
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cha-cha-cha

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHA-CHA-CHA»

The term «cha-cha-cha» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.971 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-CHA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cha-cha-cha» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cha-cha-cha» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHA-CHA-CHA»

Discover the use of cha-cha-cha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cha-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
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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
3
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
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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
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Social Dance: Steps to Success
And, when the leader travels to his left side on the cha-cha-cha steps, the follower is executing them to her right side, and vice versa. Each direction for the break step is described separately. Each half basic takes one measure. Forward Half ...
Judy Patterson Wright, 2013
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Drums For Dummies
Jeff Strong. Years ago, I played with a reggae band that didn't have a percussionist. My rhythms were designed to fill out the sound of the band, soI played a lot offills and bell patterns on mydrumset. When I joined another reggae band that had ...
Jeff Strong, 2011
7
Time to cha-cha-cha!
A quiet day turns festive as Bear suddenly gets up to dance and sets the rest of the gang in motion.
Kiki Thorpe, Barry Goldberg, 2000
8
The Drummer's Bible: How to Play Every Drum Style from ...
How to Play Every Drum Style from Afro-Cuban to Zydeco Mick Berry, Jason Gianni. CHA CHA Cha Cha is the North American term for the Afro- Cuban/Salsa dance known as the "Cha cha cha," which refers to the sound of the "3 note rhythm" ...
Mick Berry, Jason Gianni, 2004
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On Becoming Cuban: Identity, Nationality and Culture
The cha-cha-cha gained instant popularity among all age groups. Indeed, the commercial success of the cha-cha-cha was astounding. "It is king," proclaimed music critic John Wilson. "At the present moment, cha cha has . . . flooded onto ...
Louis A. Pérez, 1999
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Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture
Cordelia Chavez Candelaria Cha cha cha. Cha cha cha refers to a 1950s popular dance craze in Cuba that later took the United States by storm. First introduced to the U.S. audience at a Latin concert at Carnegie Hall on February 20, 1954, ...
Cordelia Candelaria, Peter J. García, Arturo J. Aldama, 2004

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

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cha-cha-cha is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Cha-Cha-Cha of Content Marketing (Or How to Keep Your …
Let's take a look at the cha-cha-cha of a content marketing, shall we? The following represents the high-level fundamentals of a content ... «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»
2
"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»
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"Love Live!" Film 1st Insert Song CD Tops Daily Chart for Three Days
... Sexy Zone's 9th single "Cha-Cha-Cha Champion." Then the latest Love Live! single took the top spot with 21,838 copies on the second day, ... «Crunchyroll News, Jul 15»
4
Fort Myers 82-year-old dances despite struggles
They danced the samba, cha-cha-cha, rumba and paso doble before a massive audience and received a standing ovation. “Couples were ... «The News-Press, Jul 15»
5
July 2 At O'Day Park In The South End - Rhythm Of The Americas …
Sonatempo will introduce and play music in a variety of Latin styles such as son, bolero, cha-cha-cha, and guaguancó. Their repertoire and ... «Music Indistry News Network, Jul 15»
6
So You Think You Can Dance: “Vegas Callbacks, Part One”
... and it doesn't have any of the tension and drama of seeing a street dancer trying to figure out the Cha-Cha-Cha or a jazz routine. «A.V. Club DC, Jun 15»
7
Mother of all battles
... Cara Delevingne on Graham Norton's chat show — arching and lowering and mugging to camera in sync with the skipping cha-cha-cha. «The Sunday Times, Jun 15»
8
Death of Morecambe Football Club icon Charlie Lea
Shrimps fans would sing 'Cha-cha-cha-cha Charlie Lea, the best footballer you'll ever see' as Charlie dazzled opponents with his trickery on ... «The Visitor, Jun 15»
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Bravo! Vail 2015: Six picks for the classical music festival
The program promises everything from the Charleston to cha-cha-cha. Dancers, singers, the works. July 8, Jeff Tyzik conducts. Philadelphia ... «The Denver Post, Jun 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-Cha [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cha-cha-cha>. Jan 2021 ».
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