What does Tango mean?

Definitions for Tango
ˈtæŋ goʊTan·go

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tangonoun

    a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin

  2. tangoverb

    music written in duple time for dancing the tango

  3. tangoverb

    dance a tango


  1. tangonoun

    A Latin American ballroom dance in 2/4 or 4/4 time.

    Etymology: Argentine- tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language (compare Ibibio tamgu).

  2. tangonoun

    The letter T in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

    Etymology: Argentine- tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language (compare Ibibio tamgu).

  3. tangonoun

    enemy, used amongst special police forces, derived from the abbreviation of target using the NATO phonetic alphabet.

    Etymology: Argentine- tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language (compare Ibibio tamgu).

  4. tangoverb

    To dance the tango.

    Etymology: Argentine- tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language (compare Ibibio tamgu).

  5. tangoverb

    To handle, to flirt with, to deal with.

    Etymology: Argentine- tango, probably from a Niger-Congo language (compare Ibibio tamgu).


  1. Tango

    The tango is a partner dance that originated in the 1890s along the Río de la Plata, the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay, and soon spread to the rest of the world. Early tango was known as tango criollo. Today, there are many forms of tango extant. Popularly and among tango dancing circles, the authentic tango is considered to be the one closest to the form originally danced in Argentina and Uruguay. In 2009, UNESCO approved a joint proposal by Argentina and Uruguay to include the tango in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.


  1. Tango

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  1. tonga, Tonga

  2. Tonga

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tango in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tango in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Tango in a Sentence

  1. Gabriella Papadakis:

    We're very pleased with this performance, because we skated really well. We love this program, we love the choreography, we love working on it, there is a mandatory rhythm every year and it works for us every time more or less ... This time, the Tango theme was right up our alley, that is a theme that we love.

  2. Mimi Lamantia:

    Even [with] just five weeks of Argentine tango we were able to decrease that medial and lateral sway by 56 percent.

  3. Felix Contreras:

    Havana was the second top spot for tango in the world in the 1950s, there were as many orchestras, clubs and cabarets as in Buenos Aires.

  4. Steny Hoyer:

    It takes two to tango.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Feeling of love without expressing it is like wrapping a gift and yet refusing to give it out to someone whom it is meant for. And you ought to agree with me that an unpresented gift is never appreciated, unles­s and until it is presented to someone whom it is meant for. Now, that is to say true love is meant to be expressed orally, practically and otherwise. Oh! yes, love is more than just a feeling. So, it should be showcased or shared. I mean, mere feeling of love is incomplete, until and unless it is expressed or shared by cash, kind, gift wise or otherwise. Yes! y­ou heard me right, it takes two or more to tangle or tango. Therefore, let there be proofs of your love. -Emeasoba George

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    steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
    • A. tingle
    • B. dint
    • C. helm
    • D. hodgepodge

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