American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A discotheque.
- n. Popular dance music, especially of the late 1970s, characterized by strong repetitive bass rhythms.
- n. A style of dancing usually done to disco music.
- v. To dance to disco music.
- n. countable, slightly dated A short form of discotheque, a place for dancing.
- n. uncountable A type of music popular in discotheques.
- v. intransitive To dance disco-style dances.
- v. intransitive To go to discotheques.
- n. a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
- n. popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
- v. dance to disco music
- From a shortening of discotheque, from French discothèque. (Wiktionary)
- Short for discotheque. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The people who streamlined the word disco for what would prove to be its eventual adoption on a global scale would prefer to hit a disco to dance the night away.”
“(A note to younger readers: The term disco-ing means - oh, never mind.)”
“There is no ideal translation for the word "disco" in this circumstance.”
“Can you even learn how to roller disco from a book?”
“Like Madonna, Lady Gaga's music is yet another rehash of the kind of dance music that was called disco in the 1970s and was given other labels in the intervening decades.”
“Baby loves disco is an afternoon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by real djs blending classic disco tunes From the 70s, & 80s guaranteed to get those little booties moving and grooving.”
“The rest of the complex, including the Dance Annex bar, their main disco, appeared only moderately busy that night, as opposed to the barely-able-to-move crowd of the mid-1990's.”
“It even comes with a wacka-chicka end-title disco version.”
“The record really is solid throughout, and feels quite versatile: there are songs here that could work great in disco or minimal techno mixes, and the album as a whole makes for great headphone listening, or great after-hours comedown listening.”
“Comments (7) pete: holy crap! ok italo disco is a guilty pleasure of mine, and the opening track blows me away! thanks for finding this!!!!! and your 100% right, this mix is hot!”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘disco’.
With bows of great respect to Connie Willis, author of "Bellwether" and other wonderful books.
you name the setting
I've tuned mine to be gentler and kinder
following suit is not mandatory but would be appreciated
list of music genres - anything. even the most obscure sub-genres of sub-genres
Clothing styles & subcultures...
Stuff that's dead.
Stuff that's silent.
Words created by removing the end of a longer or original word. See also Fun with Aphesis.
"AusgewÃ¤hlt werden WÃ¶rter und AusdrÃ¼cke, die die Ã¶ffentliche Diskussion des betreffenden Jahres besonders bestimmt haben, die fÃ¼r wichtige Themen stehen oder sonst als charakteristisch erschei...
I was tragically born with an extra left foot. If I weren't so debilitated, this would be my to-do list.
Words that mean "cool" around the world and through the ages.
We'll skip people's names.
Styles of dance
Looking for tweets for disco.