1. noun
A popular dance of the 1960s, fueled by the success of the song "Wah-Watusi" by The Orlons in 1962. Secondary in popularity to dances such as the Twist.
2. verb
To dance the watusi.

...but in the middle of it all will be some preposterous, highly charged, not to mention boob-driven image of some chick watusiing away atop an oil rig.

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  • Watusi — racial group in Rwanda and Burundi (also called Tutsi), 1899. As the name of a popular dance, attested from 1964 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Watusi —    Film d aventures de Kurt Neumann, avec George Montgomery, Taina Elg, David Farrar, Rex Ingram.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1959   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 25    Résumé    Harry Quatermain part sur les traces de son père à la… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Watusi — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: König Salomons Diamanten Originaltitel: King Solomon s Mines Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1950 Länge: 98 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Watusi — Bantu Ban tu, prop. n. A member of one of the great family of Negroid tribes occupying equatorial and southern Africa. These tribes include, as important divisions, the Kafirs, Damaras, Bechuanas, and many tribes whose names begin with Aba , Ama …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Watusi — noun (plural Watusi; also Watusis) Date: 1899 Tutsi …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Watusi — /wəˈtʊsi/ (say wuh toosee) noun (plural Watusis or Watusi) → Tutsi. Also, Watutsi …   Australian English dictionary

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