soft rock

noun

Definition of soft rock

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

Examples of soft rock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During Perseverance’s first sampling attempt in early August, the unexpectedly soft rock crumbled. Marcia Dunn, orlandosentinel.com, 10 Sep. 2021 During Perseverance’s first sampling attempt in early August, the unexpectedly soft rock crumbled. Doyle Rice, USA TODAY, 7 Sep. 2021 During Perseverance’s first sampling attempt in early August, the unexpectedly soft rock crumbled. Marcia Dunn, Chron, 7 Sep. 2021 The song is far more intricate than most of the other soft rock anthems of the 1980s. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 13 May 2021 The group, which was formed in 2006 by local musicians with regional and national bands to their names, performs Motown, soft rock and country covers. Jenny Berg, Star Tribune, 6 May 2021 The Australian soft rock duo, Air Supply, will be at Mesquite Arena on April 30. Chloe Bennett, Dallas News, 21 Apr. 2021 The soft rock here, with its winding cave systems and series of natural caverns, meant Cappadocia became renowned for its underground cities in medieval times. Richard Quest And Joe Minihane, CNN, 18 Apr. 2021 Busta’s epic song grew out of a soft rock tune and became one of the great miracles of Nineties hip hop. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 13 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of soft rock

1965, in the meaning defined above

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14 Sep 2021

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“Soft rock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soft%20rock. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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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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