rocklike

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rock +‎ -like

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rocklike (comparative more rocklike, superlative most rocklike)

  1. Resembling a rock.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 12, The Cyclops
      From shoulder to shoulder he measured several ells and his rocklike mountainous knees were covered, as was likewise the rest of his body wherever visible,...
  2. Resembling rock music.
    • 1988 April 8, David Whiteis, “Yank Rachell--Chicago Style/Hip Linkchain--Airbusters”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      "House Cat Blues," the opening cut, demonstrates this admirably: from the rocklike introductory chords to the echoes of classic Chicago-style piano in Barrelhouse Chuck's solo, a very subtle blend of styles and influences makes the song work.

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