a ballroom dance of Latin American origin, danced by couples, and having many varied steps, figures, and poses.
music for this dance.
a word used in communications to represent the letter T.
to dance the tango.
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How to use tango in a sentence
Successful SEO strategy is akin to dancing the tango with Google updates.2021 Google updates round up: everything businesses need to win at search | Joe Dawson | December 2, 2021 | Search Engine Watch
There’s also a deeply unsexy, hilariously flat tango between The Rock and Wonder Woman, and a splashy Ed Sheeran cameo.Red Notice is a huge hit for Netflix. But what does that actually mean? | Aja Romano | November 22, 2021 | Vox
Even if other e-cigarette companies do pass the PMTA process, their tango with the FDA won’t be over.The Vaping Industry as We Know It May Soon Disappear | Jamie Ducharme | September 3, 2021 | Time
It takes two to tango and these people will never stop fighting us.
Nearly all of his acclaimed works are steeped in the tango of his native land.What Makes Music Universal - Issue 99: Universality | Kevin Berger | April 29, 2021 | Nautilus
Dance instructors run a lucrative trade offering private lessons to couples before their wedding receptions, typically the tango.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread | IranWire | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Monir is not interested in classic dances like tango or ballet.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread | IranWire | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
His debut novel, Whiskey tango Foxtrot, will be published by Mullholland Books/Little, Brown on August 5.Amazon’s Fight With Hachette Strands An Author In The Crossfire | David Shafer | June 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
"Gangs like tango Blast and the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas got Houston sewed up for los Zetas," the prisoner says.Mexican Cartels Tap U.S. Prisons to Expand Operations and Draft New Talent | Seth Ferranti | June 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thomas is even credited with having brought the tango to Russia.
When attacking the stack with her horns she flings her tail in the air and prances as if she were trying a new tango step.The Red Cow and Her Friends | Peter McArthur
Pwirting mubayli si Pidru ug tanggu, Peter dances the tango very well.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan | John U. Wolff
For no reason whatsoever I was conscious of an instinctive antagonism and yet I obeyed her suggestion and began a tango.The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
Hearing this, tango-tango began to sob bitterly, and at last rose up from her place with the child and took flight to the sky.The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
While he was strutting his proudest through the tango, he was stammering the humblest apologies.What Will People Say? | Rupert Hughes
British Dictionary definitions for tango (1 of 2)
a Latin American dance in duple time, characterized by long gliding steps and sudden pauses
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance
(intr) to perform this dance
- tangoist, noun
British Dictionary definitions for Tango (2 of 2)
communications a code word for the letter t
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Cultural definitions for tango
A sensual ballroom dance that originated in South America in the early twentieth century.
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