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pata-pata

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Pronunciation: /ˌpɑːtaˈpɑːta
 
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Definition of pata-pata in English:

noun

[mass noun] South African
1A sexually suggestive dance style in which pairs of dancers touch each other’s bodies.
1.1Kwela music arranged to suit the pata-pata style of dance.
1.2 informal Sexual intercourse.

Origin

from Xhosa and Zulu phatha 'to touch, feel'.

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