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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
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