What does salsa mean?

Definitions for salsa
ˈsɑl sə, -sɑsal·sa

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word salsa.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salsa(noun)

    spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods

Wiktionary

  1. salsa(Noun)

    A spicy tomato sauce, often including onions and hot peppers.

  2. salsa(Noun)

    A style of music originally from Cuba heavily influenced by Spanish rhythms and jazz.

  3. salsa(Noun)

    Any of several dances performed to Salsa music.

  4. salsa(Verb)

    To dance the salsa.

  5. Origin: From salsa, from salsus, whence also sauce (via Old French).

Freebase

  1. Salsa

    Salsa is a dance form with origins from the Cuban Son and Afro-Cuban dance. It is generally associated with the salsa music style, although it may be danced under other types of tropical music. lings of the people dancing. In many styles of Salsa dancing, as a dancer changes weight by stepping, the upper body remains level and nearly unaffected by the weight changes. Caught in the middle are the hips which end up moving quite a bit —- famously known as the "Cuban hip movement." Perhaps ironically, the Cuban Casino style of Salsa dancing actually has significant amounts of movement above the waist, with up-and-down shoulder movements and shifting of the ribcage. The arms are used by the "lead" dancer, to communicate or signal the "follower," either in "open" or "closed" position. The open position requires the two dancers to hold one or both hands, especially for moves that involve turns, putting arms behind the back, or moving around each other, to name a few examples. In the closed position, the leader puts the right hand on the follower's back, while the follower puts the left hand on the leader's shoulder. In the original Latin America form, the forward/backward motion of Salsa is done in diagonal or sideways with the 3-step weight change intact.

How to pronounce salsa?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say salsa in sign language?

  1. salsa

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salsa in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salsa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of salsa in a Sentence

  1. Eddy M Reyes:

    God is the salsa of life.

  2. Janet Buriel:

    It's my first time, and it's very different than salsa, if anything, it was good exercise.

  3. Austin Fire Department:

    Tortilla chips are big business around these parts, we take them seriously, as they are responsible for holding all manner of very important things—like queso, salsa, nachos, and various other sundry items that are critical to a Texan’s everyday life and well-being. So imagine how distressed we were to be called to a fire at a tortilla chip factory earlier this week…not once, but twice!

Images & Illustrations of salsa

  1. salsasalsasalsasalsasalsa

Popularity rank by frequency of use

salsa#10000#11193#100000

Translations for salsa

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for salsa »

Translation

Find a translation for the salsa definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these salsa definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"salsa." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 17 Oct. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/salsa>.

Are we missing a good definition for salsa? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for salsa:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.