rocker

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From the verb to rock + -er

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Noun[edit]

rocker (plural rockers)

  1. A curved piece of wood attached to the bottom of a rocking chair or cradle that enables it to rock back and forth.
  2. Hence, a rocking chair
  3. (surfing) The lengthwise curvature of a surfboard. (More rocker is a more curved board.)
    All modern surfboards share a similar rocker design — Bruce Jones [1]
  4. Someone passionate about rock music.
  5. A musician who plays rock music.
  6. (informal) A rock music song.
    • Pitchfork Media [2]
      "Girls & Boys" is [] also a tart, sneering rocker, full of ingenious musical gestures []
  7. One who rocks something.
    • Fuller
      It was I, sir, said the rocker, who had the honour, some thirty years since, to attend on your highness in your infancy.
  8. (UK) A member of a British subculture of the 1960s, opposed to the mods, who dressed in black leather and were interested in 1950s music.
  9. Any implement or machine working with a rocking motion, such as a trough mounted on rockers for separating gold dust from gravel, etc., by agitation in water.
  10. A rocking horse.
  11. A skate with a curved blade, somewhat resembling in shape the rocker of a cradle.
  12. (engineering) A rock shaft.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rocker c (singular definite rockeren, plural indefinite rockere)

  1. An outlaw biker

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Verb[edit]

rocker

  1. to rock (play or enjoy rock music)

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