prerock

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ rock

Adjective[edit]

prerock ‎(not comparable)

  1. Before the advent of rock music.
    • 2007 May 14, The New York Times, “New CDs”, in New York Times[1]:
      The prerock tradition has acquired so many layers of cultural implication that singers who take it too seriously tend to sound more like curators than entertainers.