mambo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Cuban Spanish, from Kongo mambo (conversation with the Gods).

Noun[edit]

mambo (plural mambos)

  1. A Latin-American musical genre originating from Cuba in the 1940s.
  2. A fast-paced Latin American dance inspired by mambo music.

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Verb[edit]

mambo (third-person singular simple present mambos, present participle mamboing, simple past and past participle mamboed)

  1. (intransitive) To perform this dance.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Cuban Spanish

Noun[edit]

mambo m (plural mambos)

  1. mambo (music)
  2. mambo (dance)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mambo m (invariable)

  1. mambo (dance and music)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Cuban Spanish

Noun[edit]

mambo m (plural mambos)

  1. mambo (music)
  2. mambo (dance)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Cuban Spanish

Noun[edit]

mambo m (plural mambos)

  1. mambo (music)
  2. mambo (dance)

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

mambo

  1. plural form of jambo

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed in parallel with sambo together with mamma ("mum").

Noun[edit]

mambo c

  1. (somewhat humorous) Person who still lives with mum and dad

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