• (British) IPA: /ˈtæŋɡəʊ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtæŋɡoʊ/

tango (plural tangos)

  1. A Standard ballroom dance in 4/4 time; or a social dance, the Argentine tango.
  2. A piece of music suited to such a dance.
  3. The letter T in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  4. (slang) enemy, used amongst special police forces, derived from the abbreviation of target using the NATO phonetic alphabet.
  5. A dark orange colour shade; deep tangerine
Translations Translations Verb

tango (tangoes, present participle tangoing; past and past participle tangoed)

  1. To dance the tango.
  2. (slang, intransitive) To mingle or interact (with each other).
    • 2013, Kathy Casey, D'Lish Deviled Eggs (page 67)
      Creamy cheese, tangy-sweet peppers, and a hit of heat tango in this sexy deviled-egg combo.

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