Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
Sexually attractive and energetic: He run Sternwood's hotcha daughter, the young one, off to Yumainterjection
(also hotcha-cha or ha-cha-cha)An expression of pleasure, approval, relish, etc
[1933+; a derivation fr Yiddish hotsa, ''hop!'' has been suggested, based on the joyous repetition of the word as one bounces an infant on one's knees; perhaps fr hot; according to Gelett Burgess, hot-cha-cha was coined by the comedian Jimmy Durante, with whom one identifies the utterance]