anti-rock

adjective

an·​ti-rock
ˌan-tē-ˈräk,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-rock (audio)
: characterized by or expressing opposition to or rejection of rock music or the standard aesthetics of rock music
Part of Nirvana's appeal was in their apparent anti-rock, anti-conventional stance.Iain Shedden

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-rock was in 1961

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“Anti-rock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-rock. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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