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Dictionary Definition

tango

Noun

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

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Rhymes: -æŋɡəʊ

Noun

  1. A Latin American ballroom dance in 2/4 or 4/4 time.
  2. The letter T in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  3. The letter T in the NATO phonetic alphabet.
  4. terrorist, used amongst special police forces, derived from the NATO phonetic alphabet.

Translations

ballroom dance
letter T in ICAO spelling alphabet
letter T in NATO phonetic alphabet
(slang) terrorist

Verb

  1. To dance the tango.
  2. To handle, to flirt with, to deal with.

Finnish

Noun

  1. tango

Declension

fi-decl-valo tang

Italian

Noun

  1. tango

Latin

Verb

  1. touch, grasp
    Noli me tangere. — “Don't touch me.”
  2. reach, arrive at
  3. attain to
  4. move, affect
  5. come home to

Inflection

Related terms

Swahili

Noun

  1. cucumber

Extensive Definition

Tango in dance Tango in film
Tango in music
Tango in entertainment
People with the name Tango
Companies and products with name Tango
Other
  • Tango (Double Fifth), aka Duanwu (端午), the fifth day of the fifth month in East Asian lunisolar calendars.
  • Tango no Sekku, aka Kodomo no hi, aka Children's Day, a Japanese national holiday on the fifth day of the fifth month of each year
  • Tango Province, Japan, an old province in today's northern Kyoto Prefecture
  • Tango 01, the call sign of the Boeing 757 presidential aircraft in Argentinas Agrupación Aérea Presidencial
  • Tango class submarine is the NATO code name for the Russian Project 641B Som submarine class
  • Word representing the letter T in the NATO phonetic alphabet
tango in Czech: Tango
tango in German: Tango
tango in Spanish: Tango (desambiguación)
tango in French: Tango (homonymie)
tango in Galician: Tango (homónimos)
tango in Italian: Tango
tango in Luxembourgish: Tango
tango in Dutch: Tango
tango in Polish: Tango
tango in Slovak: Tango
tango in Slovenian: Tango (razločitev)
tango in Finnish: Tango
tango in Swedish: Tango (olika betydelser)
tango in Turkish: Tango
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