soukous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French secouer (to shake).

Noun[edit]

soukous (uncountable)

  1. (music) A genre of African popular music, resembling rumba, that originated in the Congo region in the 1930s.
    • 2007 June 18, Kelefa Sanneh, “Preppie Afro-Pop and Other Odd Blends”, in New York Times[1]:
      The title makes reference to Congolese soukous music, and so does Mr. Koenig’s guitar figure.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

soukous m (uncountable)

  1. (music) soukous