bolero definition

  • noun:
    • an extremely quick jacket used available right in front.
    • A lively Spanish party in triple meter.
    • The music for this dance.
    • A slow Latin-American dance, frequently in duple meter.
    • the songs with this dance.
    • a lively Spanish dance
    • a kind of quick, buttonless jacket or blouse, open or tied right in front and closing within diaphragm
    • A Spanish party, and/or vibrant music which accompanies it.
    • a type of tiny exterior jacket, with or without sleeves, donned by women.
    • A Spanish dance in ¾ time, associated with the vocals and castanets, meant to represent the course of love from severe shyness to extreme passion.
    • A musical structure for such a dance.
    • a quick coat, closing about three inches above the waist-line: initially in imitation for the Spanish coat, but now-made in a lot of fashions, and trimmed either simply or with incredibly elaborate decoration.
    • music printed in the rhythm of bolero dance
    • a brief jacket; worn mostly by females
    • a Spanish dance in triple time followed by electric guitar and castanets

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