soft rock

noun

Definition of soft rock 

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

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The team took samples of limestone, dissolved the soft rock in a mild acid, and found dozens of tiny meteorites left over. William Herkewitz, Popular Mechanics, "These Are The Oldest Meteorites Ever Discovered," 11 May 2016 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 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

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First Known Use of soft rock

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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