from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A moderately fast Spanish dance.
- n. Music for or in the rhythm of this dance, set in march time and often played at bullfights.
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- n. A fast Spanish ballroom dance in double time
- n. the music for such a dance, or for a march; used especially at bullfights
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a ballroom dance in fast duple time
- n. music in march time composed for dancing the paso doble; often played at bull fights
What a feat of choreography it must be – as complex as any paso doble – to get eight big men locked together with eight other big men, on their feet, not moving, awaiting the arrival of the object of desire, or the ball, as we social anthropologists call it.
What a feat of choreography it must be, as complex as any paso doble, to get eight big men locked together with eight other big men, on their feet, not moving, awaiting the arrival of the ball.
Though she's usually right on the money with her footwork, Kane has trouble emoting the more expressive dances, like the paso doble and Argentine tango.
For the paso doble, for example, it usually involves some variation on dramatic black and red.
"The Spaniards dance the paso doble, the Italians dance the tarantella, but the whole word dances the tango," he says.
And it only got worse, because during his first dance Monday night, the intense paso doble, he twisted the same ankle again.
But the viewers saved him, and he rewarded his fans with a stirring paso doble set to the tune of "Gonna Fly Now" from Rocky.
We have the Argentine tango, the paso doble and then a cha-cha relay.
We have the samba next and a team paso doble with Ricki and Derek, and Rob and Cheryl.
On Monday night, it was pro Karina Smirnoff's turn, who got her foot tangled in partner Ralph Macchio's long officer's coat during the paso doble and tumbled to the ground.