Lambada meaning

ləm-bädə, läm-bädä
A Brazilian ballroom dance in which the partners press against each other tightly and gyrate sensually.
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The music for this dance.
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A lively dance for couples, originally of South America, with sensuous movements of the lower body.
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A fast-paced, erotic Brazilian dance in which couples dance with their stomachs touching.
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The music to which it is danced.
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A strong hit, the act of hitting someone/something with a piece of wood or club.
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Origin of lambada

  • Portuguese beating, lashing from past participle of lambar to beat variant of lombar probably from lombo side, flank (of a horse) from Latin lumbus loin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Portuguese lambada (strong slap, hit)

    From Wiktionary