acid rock

noun

Definition of acid rock

: rock music with lyrics and sound relating to or suggestive of drug-induced experiences

Examples of acid rock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Recently, iron ion batteries have been investigated as potential alternatives to lithium, but iron ore extraction and processing presents its own negatives including dust emissions, acid rock drainage, and vegetation degradation. Eric Tegler, Popular Mechanics, "Is the World Ready for the EV Battery Boom?," 3 Aug. 2020 One of the most exciting voices in the new jazz movement that incorporates everything from funk to electronic music and acid rock, British saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings and his trio blaze new Afro-futurist inroads on their second album. Greg Kot, chicagotribune.com, "Greg Kot picks his top 10 albums of the year so far," 26 June 2019

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First Known Use of acid rock

1966, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2020

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“Acid rock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acid%20rock. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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