English

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

 

calypso

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kəˈlɪpsəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈlɪpsoʊ//
 
[countable, uncountable] (pl. calypsos) Styles of music
 
jump to other results
a Caribbean song about a subject of current interest; this type of music See related entries: Styles of music Word Origin 1930s: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: calypso