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TANGO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tango mean? 

TANGO (noun)
  The noun TANGO has 2 senses:

1. a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
2. music written in duple time for dancing the tango

  Familiarity information: TANGO used as a noun is rare.


TANGO (verb)
  The verb TANGO has 1 sense:

1. dance a tango

  Familiarity information: TANGO used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TANGO (noun)


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Meaning:

A ballroom dance of Latin-American origin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("tango" is a kind of...):

ballroom dance; ballroom dancing (any of a variety of social dances performed by couples in a ballroom)


Sense 2tango [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Music written in duple time for dancing the tango

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("tango" is a kind of...):

ballroom music; dance music; danceroom music (a genre of popular music composed for ballroom dancing)


TANGO (verb)


Sense 1tango [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Dance a tango

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "tango" is one way to...):

dance; trip the light fantastic; trip the light fantastic toe (move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue tango


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