rocker

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noun rock·er \ˈrä-kər\

Definition of rocker

  1. 1a :  either of two curving pieces of wood or metal on which an object (such as a cradle) rocksb :  any of various objects (such as a rocking chair or an infant's toy having a seat placed between side pieces) that rock on rockersc :  any of various objects in the form of a rocker or with parts resembling a rocker (such 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 marked by extreme confusion or mental unsoundness < … he felt dizzy, slightly off his rocker at this extraordinary assailment of his senses. — Bernard Malamud>

1760

First Known Use of rocker

1760



ROCKER Defined for English Language Learners

rocker

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noun rock·er \ˈrä-kər\

Definition of rocker for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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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