Fandango meaning

făn-dănggō
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A foolish act.
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(informal) Nonsense; tomfoolery.
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A lively Spanish dance in rhythm varying from slow to quick 3/4 time.
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A form of flamenco music and dance that has many regional variations (e.g. fandango de Huelva), some of which have their own names (e.g. malagueña, granadina)
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To dance the fandango.
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(figuratively) To dance, particularly with a lot of energy.
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An unknown entity or contraption.

What’s that fandango you’re using?

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Music for this.
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A shade of red-violet.

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Origin of fandango

  • Spanish possibly alteration of fadango from fado from Portuguese sad song fado

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish fandango.

    From Wiktionary