rhumba

[ ruhm-buh, roo m-, room- ]SEE DEFINITION OF rhumba
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RHUMBA

Everybody had joined the first couple in the rhumba, making the scene more hilarious by not having any clothes on at all.

WORD ORIGIN

1919, from Cuban Spanish rumba, originally "spree, carousal," derived from Spanish rumbo "spree, party," earlier "ostentation, pomp, leadership," perhaps originally "the course of a ship," from rombo "rhombus," in reference to the compass, which is marked with a rhombus. The verb is recorded from 1932. Related: Rumbaed; rumbaing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RHUMBA

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.