- a rhythmic and syncopated Cuban dance in duple time
- a ballroom dance derived from this
- a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
n. [countable] Music and Dancea ballroom dance that is Cuban in origin, notable for its complex rhythm and swaying hip motion.
v. [no object] Music and Danceto dance the rumba.