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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

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

  1. The band played a tango.



Origin 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

Full Definition of tango

  1. :  to dance the tango

Examples of tango

  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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