Definición de bossa nova en inglés:

bossa nova

Silabificación: bos·sa no·va
Pronunciación: /ˈbäsə ˈnōvə, ˈbô-


1A style of Brazilian music derived from samba but placing more emphasis on melody and less on percussion.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • From swing, acid jazz and bossa nova to hip hop and jazz rock, the music sometimes has a 1940s sound, while at other times it seems extremely modern.
  • No imported musical form - except perhaps reggae - has permeated US music as deeply as bossa nova.
  • Among them is the gentle bossa nova of the title track, which essentially lifts the feel of Pet Sounds closer ‘Caroline No’.
1.1A dance to this music.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Dance as if your middle name was dude or diva: try the bossa nova and don't be afraid of shimmying.


1960s: from Portuguese, from bossa 'tendency' and nova (feminine of novo) 'new'.

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