Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (biology) Relating to the motor faculties.
- (music, of a rhythm) Based on repetition of a single note length
2007 May 18, Jon Pareles, “A Tenderhearted Introvert, Crooning in Eclectic Company”, New York Times:
- In between were the Bang on a Can All-Stars, a contemporary chamber-music group, playing the part of their repertory — drum-driven, motoric, yet by no means primitive — closest to rock.