watusi

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

watusi (plural watusis)

  1. A popular dance of the 1960s, fueled by the success of the song "Wah-Watusi" by The Orlons in 1962. Secondary in popularity to dances such as the Twist.

Verb[edit]

watusi (third-person singular simple present watusis, present participle watusiing, simple past and past participle watusied)

  1. (intransitive) To dance the watusi.
    • 2005, Jimmy McDonough, Big bosoms and square jaws: the biography of Russ Meyer, king of the sex film
      ...but in the middle of it all will be some preposterous, highly charged, not to mention boob-driven image of some chick watusiing away atop an oil rig.