noun (plural paso dobles)
1A fast-paced ballroom dance based on a Latin American style of marching.
- As usual, at the first opportunity, the Monkey stood up and danced a paso doble, juggling raw fish and grapes.
- Latin is the rumba, jive, paso doble, cha-cha and samba.
- Two energetic and angry sailfish on the line at the same time takes a certain amount of fancy footwork on a small deck and Raphael and I did a neat paso doble for about 20 minutes until both fish were tagged and released.
1920s: from Spanish, literally 'double step'.
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Syllabification: pa·so do·ble
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