Definición de mambo en inglés:


Saltos de línea: mambo
Pronunciación: /ˈmambəʊ

sustantivo (plural mambos)

  • 1A Latin American dance similar in rhythm to the rumba.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • For the mambo, cha-cha, merengue, and the traditional rhythmic dance the son, each dancer moved vigorously yet effortlessly, even as the tempo changed.
    • Along the way, she sees some musicians playing while the neighbourhood churns with the mambos and rumbas she learned from her parents.
    • But while dancing the mambo in a fruit headdress, this art history major secretly desired to emulate Elsie de Wolfe, the influential society decorator.
  • 2A voodoo priestess.
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    • These gods are not only expected to protect people, but they are also expected to accord special favors through their representatives on earth which are the mambos.
    • Two autobiographical carvings depict his belief that a mambo had cursed him by placing snakes in his belly.
    • She returned in 1936, having passed rigorous initiation rites to become a mambo.

verbo (mamboes, mamboing, mamboed)

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  • Dance the mambo: the floor throbbed as the mass of dancers mamboed seriously
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • But this didn't stop her from moving to the beat of the driving conga drums as my brother taught us to mambo in our living room.
    • You'll laugh and mambo with the locals in Havana, Cuba.
    • You may find yourself mamboing around your living room before you know it.


1940s: from American Spanish, probably from Haitian Creole, from Yoruba, literally 'to talk'.

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