soft rock

noun

Definition of soft rock 

: rock music that is less driving and gentler sounding than hard rock

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This new musical based on the film of the same name never quite lifts off, though Paul Scott Goodman’s soft rock pop score has amiable if not memorable moments. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 This new musical based on the film of the same name never quite lifts off, though Paul Scott Goodman’s soft rock pop score has amiable if not memorable moments. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 This new musical based on the film of the same name never quite lifts off, though Paul Scott Goodman’s soft rock pop score has amiable if not memorable moments. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 This new musical based on the film of the same name never quite lifts off, though Paul Scott Goodman’s soft rock pop score has amiable if not memorable moments. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 This new musical based on the film of the same name never quite lifts off, though Paul Scott Goodman’s soft rock pop score has amiable if not memorable moments. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 This new musical based on the film of the same name never quite lifts off, though Paul Scott Goodman’s soft rock pop score has amiable if not memorable moments. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 The guests enjoyed the minimal security, attendants who included formerly homeless people and a culturally sensitive music playlist, which ranged from classic R&B to soft rock and jazz, Porter said. Gale Holland, latimes.com, "It took more than a decade to open public bathrooms on skid row. After three months, they're already gone," 29 May 2018 This new musical based on the film of the same name never quite lifts off, though Paul Scott Goodman’s soft rock pop score has amiable if not memorable moments. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of June 24," 22 June 2018

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1965, in the meaning defined above

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soft rock

noun

English Language Learners Definition of soft rock

: rock music with a gentler sound and slower beat than hard rock

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