from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Latin American ballroom dance in 2/4 or 4/4 time.
- n. The music for this dance.
- intransitive v. To perform this dance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A Standard ballroom dance in 4/4 time; or a social dance, the Argentine tango.
- n. The letter T in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
- n. enemy, used amongst special police forces, derived from the abbreviation of target using the NATO phonetic alphabet.
- n. A dark orange colour shade; deep tangerine
- v. To dance the tango.
- v. To handle, to flirt with, to deal with.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A difficult dance in two-four time characterized by graceful posturing, frequent pointing positions, and a great variety of steps, including the cross step and turning steps. The dance is of Spanish origin, and is believed to have been in its original form a part of the fandango.
- n. Any of various popular forms derived from this.
- n. a musical tune appropriate for this dance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. dance a tango
- n. music written in duple time for dancing the tango
- n. a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
American Spanish, possibly of Niger-Congo origin; akin to Ibibio tamgu, to dance.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Argentine-Spanish tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language (compare Ibibio tamgu ("to dance")). (Wiktionary)