Meaning of Macarena in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmakəˈraɪnə/


  • A dance performed with exaggerated hip motion to a fast Latin rhythm.

    ‘The dance became so popular in America, it inspired a Macarena festival at the Dodger Stadium in LA.’
    • ‘If you haven't got the Macarena dance music already I recommend that you get the Latin Fiesta CD which not only has the Macarena dance but lots of other great fiesta party songs.’
    • ‘Now you can show everyone how to dance the Macarena at your next party!’


Apparently from the title of a song by the Spanish duo Los del Rio (1993).