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tango

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noun tan·go \ˈtaŋ-(ˌ)gō\

Simple Definition of tango

  • : a Latin-American dance in which couples make long pauses in difficult positions; also : the music used for this dance

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tango

plural

tangos

  1. 1 :  a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin in 24 time with a basic pattern of step-step-step-step-close and characterized by long pauses and stylized body positions; also :  the music for this dance

  2. 2 :  interaction marked by a lack of straightforwardness <the suspect's tango with police>

Examples of tango in a sentence

  1. The band played a tango.



Origin and Etymology of tango

American Spanish


First Known Use: 1913


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tango

intransitive verb tan·go

Simple Definition of tango

  • : to dance the tango

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tango

  1. :  to dance the tango

Examples of tango in a sentence

  1. He's trying to learn how to tango.



1913

First Known Use of tango

1913


Tango

tan·go

Definition of Tango

  1. —a communications code word for the letter t



1952

First Known Use of tango

1952


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