|—n , pl -gos|
|1.||a Latin American dance in duple time, characterized by long gliding steps and sudden pauses|
|2.||a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance|
|—vb , -gos, -goes, -going, -goed|
|3.||(intr) to perform this dance|
|[C20: from American Spanish, probably of Niger-Congo origin; compare Ibibio tamgu to dance]|
A sensual ballroom dance that originated in South America in the early twentieth century.