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fandango

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noun fan·dan·go \fan-ˈdaŋ-(ˌ)gō\

Simple Definition of fandango

  • : a fast Spanish dance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fandango

plural

fandangos

  1. 1 :  a lively Spanish or Spanish-American dance in triple time that is usually performed by a man and a woman to the accompaniment of guitar and castanets; also :  music for this dance

  2. 2 :  tomfoolery

Origin and Etymology of fandango

Spanish


First Known Use: 1770

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