Definition of disco in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɪskəʊ/

noun (plural discos)

1A club or party at which people dance to pop music: on Friday evenings, he often attended a disco with school friends
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  • These will ban the carrying of firearms in restaurants, clubs, discotheques and pubs between 10 pm and 6 am.
  • They were ‘employed’ through intermediaries and announcements in clubs, bars and discotheques seeking people with computer literacy and good English.
  • The village itself has two guarded beaches, many small family hotels, clubs, bars, restaurants and discotheques, currency change bureaus and regular public bus transport and taxis.
1.1The lighting and sound equipment used at a disco: no one knows how to waltz so I’ve ordered a disco
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  • If you have hired a Disco as well that's fine- we like working with Discos.
  • My friends are having an 18th party for their twins and have hired a disco.
  • In addition to all this work, we hired a disco to provide entertainment in the social.
2 short for disco music.
Example sentences
  • The work's equally edgy score incorporates techno, disco, and house music.
  • The group scored the first major reggae, rock / disco and hip-hop hits.
  • He navigates through that abyss that few artists dare to explore, culling from the far reaches of jazz, lounge, disco, and even classical music.

verb (discoes, discoing, discoed)

[no object]
Attend or dance at a disco: she filled every hour of the day playing tennis, or discoing with friends
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  • I couldn't dance, I couldn't disco, so my teenage years were terrible.
  • However there are no dazzling lights, no exciting music, no wine or scent of perfume when you disco on the tideland.
  • A few seconds later, she was discoing.


1960s (originally US): abbreviation of discotheque.

Words that rhyme with disco

cisco, Disko, Morisco, pisco, San Francisco

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