[ kuhn-hoon-toh; Spanish kawn-hoon-taw ]

noun,plural con·jun·tos [kuhn-hoon-tohz; Spanish kawn-hoon-taws]. /kənˈhʊn toʊz; Spanish kɔnˈhun tɔs/.
  1. (in Latin America or Hispanic communities) a dance band comprised of an accordion, a twelve-string bass guitar, a double bass, and drums.

  2. this style of popular dance music, based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.

Origin of conjunto

First recorded in 1995–2000; from Spanish: literally, “ensemble”; see origin at conjunct, junta

Words Nearby conjunto Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023