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dis·co

 (dĭs′kō)
n. pl. dis·cos
1. A discotheque.
2.
a. Popular dance music, popularized in the late 1970s, characterized by strong repetitive bass rhythms.
b. A style of dancing usually done to disco music.
intr.v. dis·coed, dis·co·ing, dis·cos
To dance to disco music.

[Short for discotheque.]

dis′co adj.

disco

(ˈdɪskəʊ)
n, pl -cos
1. (Pop Music)
a. an occasion at which typically young people dance to amplified pop records, usually compered by a disc jockey and featuring special lighting effects
b. (as modifier): disco dancing.
2. (Pop Music) a nightclub or other public place where such dances take place
3. (Pop Music) mobile equipment, usually accompanied by a disc jockey who operates it, for providing music for a disco
4. (Pop Music)
a. a type of dance music designed to be played in discos, with a solid thump on each beat
b. (as modifier): a disco record.
[C20: shortened from discotheque]

dis•co

(ˈdɪs koʊ)

n., pl. -cos. n.
1. a discotheque.
2. a style of popular music for dancing with a heavy, rhythmic beat.
v.i.
3. to dance to disco.
[1960–65, Amer.; by shortening]

disco

1. A dance poupular in the 1970s and set within a structure of certain moves and steps designed to give the impression of cool.”
2. A form of R&B music that developed from funk in the early 1970s. Disco abandoned many of the vocal and improvised elements of funk in favor of a strong beat.

disco

(ˈdiskou)
short for discotheque.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disco - popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
popular music, popular music genre - any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
2.disco - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular musicdisco - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
ballroom, dance hall, dance palace - large room used mainly for dancing
Verb1.disco - dance to disco music
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

disco

noun dance, ball, hop (informal), knees-up (Brit. informal), discotheque, dancing party The youth club holds a disco every Friday night.
Translations
diskotéka
diskotek
disko
disko
ディスコ
디스코
diskotéka
disko
disco
ดิสโก้
điệu nhảy disco

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ]
A. ABBR =discothequedisco f, discoteca f
B. CPD disco dancing Nbaile m de música disco
disco music Nmúsica f disco

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ] n abbr (=discotheque)
(= place, club) → discothèque f
(= event) → soirée f disco
There's a disco at the school tonight → Il y a une soirée disco à l'école ce soir.
(= music) → disco mdisco dancing ndanse f disco

disco

nDisco f, → Disko f; disco dancingDiscotanzen nt

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ] n (fam) (place) → discoteca; (event) → festa (con disc jockey)

disco

ديسكو diskotéka diskotek Disco ντίσκο discoteca disko boîte disko discoteca ディスコ 디스코 disco diskotek dyskoteka discoteca диско disco ดิสโก้ disko điệu nhảy disco 迪斯科
References in classic literature ?
Richard had fortunately made no disco veries; and the matter might safely be trusted, all things considered, to rest where it was.
The disco regularly attracts around 150-200 people with support needs every week, and I think the presenter was pleasantly surprised to see such a popular night taking place midweek in a venue which might not have traditionally been associated with such an event.
We want to give back to the local communities that support our events by addressing the needs of non-profits in the area, and the goal is to engage our passionate audience in creating a positive difference through their love of music and the arts," -Donnie Estopinal, Founder and CEO, Disco Donnie Presents.
The popular behind-closed-doors disco has been hosted by the venue from 11am to 3pm every Tuesday for years but that has now come to an end.
Since its humble beginnings nearly eight years ago now, Horse Meat Disco in London's Vauxhall has become an institution due to its dedication and appreciation of disco music in all its forms.
He added that the others include West Power & Gas Limited, $225million in Eko Disco; KEPCO/NEDC Consortium, $293million in Ikeja Disco; and 4Power Consortium, $127million in Port Harcourt Disco.
If you'd like to decorate your disco more, one of my favourite disco decorations are old cds
This one-off documentary sets out to alter all that by celebrating disco as a genre of music that actually changed the world.
As a matter of fact, the Lucky Dog named it Disco Hell.
The application also allows users to choose from a selection of three lighting options in the disco room, including a mirrored disco ball that prompts Max to perform the “Stayin' Alive” dance from Saturday Night Fever.
Alice Echols' excellent Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture (Norton) takes all that for granted.
Revolution "VODFEST" funk house, r'n'b, disco & dance.