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rocker

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noun rock·er \ˈrä-kər\

Simple Definition of rocker

  • : a curved piece of wood or metal on which an object (such as a cradle or chair) moves back and forth or from side to side

  • : someone who plays or performs rock music

  • : someone who enjoys listening to rock music

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rocker

  1. 1 a :  either of two curving pieces of wood or metal on which an object (as a cradle) rocks b :  any of various objects (as a rocking chair or an infant's toy having a seat placed between side pieces) that rock on rockers c :  any of various objects in the form of a rocker or with parts resembling a rocker (as a skate with a curved blade) d (1) :  any of the curved stripes at the lower part of a chevron worn by a noncommissioned officer above the rank of sergeant (2) :  the curved stripe at the upper part of a chevron worn by a chief petty officer

  2. 2 :  any of various devices that work with a rocking motion

  3. 3 :  a rock performer, song, or enthusiast

off one's rocker
  1. :  in a state of extreme confusion or insanity <went off her rocker, and had to be put away — Mervyn Wall>

1760

First Known Use of rocker

1760



ROCKER Defined for Kids

rocker

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noun rock·er \ˈrä-kər\

Definition of rocker for Students

  1. 1 :  rocking chair

  2. 2 :  a curving piece of wood or metal on which an object (as a cradle or rocking chair) rocks




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