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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.
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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]
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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]
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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.
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disco

(ˈdiskou)
short for discotheque.
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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"
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disco

noun dance, ball, hop (informal), knees-up (Brit. informal), discotheque, dancing party The youth club holds a disco every Friday night.
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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
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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
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disco

nDisco f, → Disko f; disco dancingDiscotanzen nt
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disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ] n (fam) (place) → discoteca; (event) → festa (con disc jockey)
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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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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.
Mohammed, who was speaking on the sidelines of a meeting of West Africa Power Pool (WAPP) in Abuja on Tuesday, said that any Disco that broke the rule would be penalised.
The regulatory body offices at Disco level will facilitate the aggrieved consumers to complain about the mistreatment of the Distribution companies, said the source.
The latest disco followed a sold-out weekend in May and brought the biggest party so far with Belgian street vendors and a Heverlee Beer Village with its own DJs Bosco & Rob Mason (Let's Go Back) and Wayne Dickson (Groove Line Records) providing an 80s disco soundtrack.
But the equipment ended up stuck in transit in England, and the budding dancers arrived at Elgin Town Hall to find the silent disco could not take place as hoped.
"The central idea behind Baby Loves Disco is a party at which parents and kids dance together," explains DJ Dub, who has been working with Baby Loves Disco since it started in 2007.
You'll have heard (and probably sampled!) Bottomless Brunches for humans but now - on this Sunday - a city centre haunt is hosting the four legged equivalent - a disco for dogs with unlimited treats.
'The police went to stop the disco at around midnight but the mourners turned against them, throwing stones and mnazi bottles at them.
LAHORE -- The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) on Friday floated a proposal seeking constitution of a committee of power distribution companies (Discos) that could prepare a comprehensive safety manual to control accidents at work.