/mah'keuh ray"neuh, -ren"euh/, n.
(often cap.) a dance performed in a group line or solo and following a rhythmic pattern of arm, hand, and hip movements in time to a Spanish song.
[1990-95; < Sp: fem. of macareno boaster, braggart]

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