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Definition of "disco" []

  • A discotheque. (noun)
  • Popular dance music, especially of the late 1970s, characterized by strong repetitive bass rhythms. (noun)
  • A style of dancing usually done to disco music. (noun)
  • To dance to disco music. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disco" in a sentence
  • "The people who streamlined the word disco for what would prove to be its eventual adoption on a global scale would prefer to hit a disco to dance the night away."
  • "(A note to younger readers: The term disco-ing means - oh, never mind.)"
  • "There is no ideal translation for the word "disco" in this circumstance."