What does lambada mean?

Definitions for lambadalɑmˈbɑ də, -dɑ

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  1. lambada(Noun)

    A fast-paced, erotic Brazilian dance in which couples dance with their stomachs touching.

  2. lambada(Noun)

    The music to which it is danced.

  3. lambada(Noun)

    A strong hit, the act of hitting someone/something with a piece of wood or club.

  4. Origin: lambada (strong slap, hit)


  1. Lambada

    Lambada is a dance music from Pará, Brazil. The dance became internationally popular in the 1980s, especially in Latin America and Caribbean countries. It has adopted aspects of dances such as forró, salsa, merengue, maxixe and the carimbó. Lambada is generally danced with arched legs, with the steps being from side to side, turning or even swaying, and in its original form never front to back, with a pronounced movement of the hips. At the time when the dance became popular, short skirts for women were in fashion and men wore long trousers, and the dance has become associated with such clothing, especially for women wearing short skirts that swirl up when the woman spins around, typically revealing 90s-style thong underwear.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lambada in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lambada in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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