What is bachata and what does bachata mean? Read about the definition and meaning of bachata


  1. A contemporary genre of Latin American popular music, in the style of a ballad, featuring guitars, percussion, and singing
  2. A song performed in the musical style of bachata
  3. A genre of music and style of dance, originating in the Dominican Republic
  4. In Spanish: party; good time

Etymology & Origin of bachata

From the Spanish word bachata (party, good time). First coined circa 1955

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