zouk

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French secouer (to shake up), via creole.

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Noun[edit]

zouk (plural zouks)

  1. (music) A style of dance music originating in the French Antilles, combining Latin American, African and Western disco rhythms; a dance to this music
    • 2007 August 3, The New York Times, “Dance Listings”, in New York Times[1]:
      From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Brooklyn’s own ReggaeLution band will perform, and at 9, D.J. Lumumba (a k a Revolution) will preside over an inclusive Caribbean dance party, from bachata to zouk and back again.

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Verb[edit]

zouk (third-person singular simple present zouks, present participle zouking, simple past and past participle zouked)

  1. To dance to zouk music.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

zouk m (plural zouks)

  1. zouk

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

zouk m (uncountable)

  1. zouk