[ UK /kælˈɪpsə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /kəˈɫɪpˌsoʊ/ ]
  1. (Greek mythology) the sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years
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How To Use Calypso In A Sentence

  • Here you can snorkel or simply relax with a beer and enjoy the sounds of Neville's calypso and reggae music.
  • After I bought the machine, I used to go around recording calypsos at different nightclubs, and eventually had the records made in England.
  • It's easy to perceive the Super Furries as too ambitious for their own good, as they cavort guilelessly from West Coast rock to nosebleed techno, from mariachi to calypso.
  • The group showed its appreciation of Mr. Haden by playing his tunes, which unrolled like scenes in a classic film: The bright and optimistic "Hello My Lovely" could have underscored a scene of boy-meets-girl; the romping calypso "Child's Play" belonged under a dance sequence; and the excruciatingly haunting ballad "First Song" clearly represented a moment of heartbreak. Getting Down to Brass Tacks
  • My parents are from St Lucia, so there was a lot of calypso and reggae in the house.
  • Last year, it was critically acclaimed as one of the best calypso shows staged.
  • He wore his royal robes with dignity and gave a huge lift to the wider acceptance of the calypso, as a legitimate cultural medium of social commentary, picong and musical delight. TrinidadExpress Today's News
  • The steel pan is our gift to the world as is our calypso music.
  • Other facilities include two swimming pools and nightly entertainment featuring steel bands, limbo dancing and calypso music.
  • The Caribbean has given the world a remarkable potpourri of popular music - everything from calypso to salsa, from ska to zouk, from meringue to soca.
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