noun, plural tan·gos.
verb (used without object), tan·goed, tan·go·ing.
Origin of tango
Examples from the Web for tango
Dance instructors run a lucrative trade offering private lessons to couples before their wedding receptions, typically the tango.
Monir is not interested in classic dances like tango or ballet.
"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|DAILY BEAST
Thomas is even credited with having brought the tango to Russia.
As things turned out, both newsmagazines got their Tango cover stories, but only one had Brando in his own words.
Just think of finding people who've never heard, say, of the Tango, and being able to show them how!The Girls of St. Cyprian's|Angela Brazil
A bewildering look rewarded him as they swung into the first movement of a tango.Alias The Lone Wolf|Louis Joseph Vance
At the tango tea we patronized the tea was up to standard, but the dancing of the box-ankled professionals was a disappointment.Europe Revised|Irvin S. Cobb
He had cherished a mad fancy for inviting everybody to dinner, the theater, and a tango supper.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
Last night she danced some of the new dances, and her tango is as stately as a minuet.Contrary Mary|Temple Bailey
noun plural -gos
verb -goes, -going or -goed
Word Origin for tango
syncopated ballroom dance, 1913, from Argentine Spanish tango, originally the name of an African-American drum dance, probably from a Niger-Congo language (cf. Ibibio tamgu "to dance"). Phrase it takes two to tango was a song title from 1952.
A sensual ballroom dance that originated in South America in the early twentieth century.