English translation of 'bossa'
1. (charme) charm
2. (inchaço) swelling
3. (no crânio) bump
4. (corcova) hump
ter bossa para to have an aptitude forBossa nova is a type of music invented by young, middle-class inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro at the end of the 1950s. It has an obvious jazz influence, an unusual, rhythmic beat and lyrics praising beauty and love. Bossa nova became known around the world through the work of the conductor and composer Antônio Carlos Jobim, whose compositions, working with the poet Vinícius de Morais, include the famous song "The Girl from Ipanema".
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Translation of bossa from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary