- a lively Spanish dance in rhythm varying from slow to quick 3/4 time
- music for this
- a foolish act
Origin of fandangoSpanish
- a. An animated Spanish or Spanish-American dance in triple time.b. The music for this dance.
- Informal Nonsense; tomfoolery.
Origin of fandangoSpanish possibly alteration of fadango from fado from Portuguese sad song ; see fado .
(plural fandangos or fandangoes)
(third-person singular simple present fandangos, present participle fandangoing, simple past and past participle fandangoed)
- To dance the fandango
- (figuratively) To dance, particularly with a lot of energy
From Spanish fandango.