noun, plural dis·cos.
verb (used without object), dis·coed, dis·co·ing.
- disclosing agent,
- disclosing solution,
Origin of disco
Examples from the Web for disco
Disco was dead and heavy metal was born—and so was Taylor Swift.Jimmy Kimmel Pranks Kids (Again), Taylor Swift’s 1989 Aerobics, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How could anyone think that their dislike of the Bee Gees made anything about Disco Demolition Night acceptable?
“Get Lucky,” which is in fact quite possibly the most disco song ever written, won Record of the Year at the 2014 Grammys.
Dahl went on to attain nationwide fame and his own syndicated broadcast as a result of Disco Demolition Night.
The straight-up fear of a world in which disco singles consistently topping the charts was the new normal.
Harold lay down and gasped, Disco followed his example, and sighed.
Disco also fired and wounded another, which bounded away in wild alarm with its fellows.
The north end of Disco is almost a precipice to its snow-capped summit, which is 4000 feet high.In the Arctic Seas|Francis Leopold McClintock
Here, one brilliant afternoon, the two friends sat down under a palm-tree to hold what Disco called a palaver.
The men continued to grumble and deceive themselves with the idea of soon getting to Disco, "where rum and tobacco were plenty."North-Pole Voyages|Zachariah Atwell Mudge
noun plural -cos
- an occasion at which typically young people dance to amplified pop records, usually compered by a disc jockey and featuring special lighting effects
- (as modifier)disco dancing
- a type of dance music designed to be played in discos, with a solid thump on each beat
- (as modifier)a disco record
Word Origin for disco
1964, American English shortening of discotheque; sense extended by 1972 to the kind of music played there.