[Portuguese : bossa, trend + nova, new.]
1. A style of popular Brazilian music derived from the samba but with more melodic and harmonic complexity and less emphasis on percussion.
2. A lively Brazilian dance that is similar to the samba.
In Brazil, to do something with 'bossa' is to do it with particular Charm and natural Flair. [innate ability] The exact origin of the term 'bossa nova' remains uncertain, but was initially used to refer to any new 'trend'