Definition of beguine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//bəˈɡiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//bəˈɡiːn//
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a Caribbean dance similar to a foxtrot; a piece of music for this dance Word Origin 1930s: from West Indian French, from French béguin ‘infatuation’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: beguine