glitter rock


Definition of glitter rock

: rock music characterized by performers wearing glittering costumes and bizarre often grotesque makeup

Examples of glitter rock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the first two decades of his career, Alice Cooper seamlessly transitioned from glitter rock to arena rock, New Wave, and even hair metal. Andy Greene, Rolling Stone, 23 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of glitter rock

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Glitter rock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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